When a particularly rainy growing season in Walnut Grove destroys any hope of a harvest the Ingalls and the Edwards families set out on a 400 mile trip to the Dakota gold fields, hoping to pan enough gold to see them through the cold Minnesota winter. There they meet other families with similar hopes and dreams as well as those who will stop at nothing to acquire the wealth they desire. Can Charles and Isaiah keep their families safe and reach their goal in this wild and dangerous country?
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The morning after the rain stopped, Charles jumps out of the wagon. The grass is dry and appears not to even have any ill effects of the two-month long rain. See more
What happens if you find gold on Mrs. Edwards' claim?
Well, I guess I'll have to fess up that I married her for her money. Oh, she'll love that! I married her for her money.