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?
Did You Know?
It has been established in earlier episodes that Isaiah Edwards is illiterate. However, the plot for this episode centers on Isaiah showing Charles a newspaper article he had read about gold in the Dakota Territory. *However, in the season two episode, "His Father's Son", Isaiah is shown at the end teaching himself to read. See more
Say a little prayer for us.
I doubt God spends too much time helping us look for gold, but I will say a prayer for your health and happiness.