On the Banks of Plum Creek - The Door in the Ground – Cattle in the Hay Summary & Analysis

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The Door in the Ground – Pa (Charles Ingalls), Ma (Caroline Ingalls), and their daughters Mary, Laura, and Carrie, their wagon team, and their dog, Jack, have come to Minnesota all the way from Indian Territory. They arrive at the Plum Creek home and stable of Mr. Hanson, who trades his earthen dugout home for the wagon team in order to move West. Seven year-old Laura finds the landscape to be beautiful, and finds it interesting how the home is dug into the creek bank. Pa intends to build an above-ground house and plant wheat soon. Laura is saddened by the trade of the horses for the home, but understands it must be done.

The House in the Ground – As the Hansons move out, the Ingalls move in. The house is small, but built very well. The...

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