Middle aged Grace with husband Nate Dow. After graduating high school, Grace took a college teaching course and became a school teacher. She married farmer Nate Dow and settled 7 miles from De Smet. She suffered health problems and died at age
Laura Ingalls Wilder arranged the upstairs bedroom at Rocky Ridge farm for company. Author Helen Boylston, who wrote the "Sue Barton" career nurse books, used the room from Laura's sister Carrie was another visitor.