• Cub Creek winds through the woodland at Hometstead National Monument of America.

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

2013 Year of the Homesteader Film Festival

All films in this year's festival feature stories of homesteading families. There is no cost or tickets needed to attend the "Year of the Homesteader" Film Festival. The "Year of the Homesteader" Film Festival schedule is as follows:

 
Solomon Butcher

Film: Solomon Butcher: Frontier Photographer
Rating: NR

Showing: Saturday and Sunday, February 2 &3, 2013 at 2 p.m.
Location: Homestead Education Center

 
Sun River Homestead

Film: Sun River Homestead

Rating: NR

Showing: Saturday and Sunday, February 9 & 10, 2013 at 2 p.m.

Location: Homestead Education Center

 
Keepers of the Land

Carmen Daye Irish

Film: Keepers of the Land

Rating: NR

Showing: Saturday and Sunday, February 16 & 17, 2013 at 2 p.m.

Location: Homestead Education Center

 
Kilcher house

Film: A Pioneer Family in Alaska

Rating: NR

Showing: Saturday and Sunday, February 23 & 24, 2013 at 2 p.m.

Location: Homestead Education Center

Did You Know?

Prairie

While plowing 1 acre of ground, the homesteader walked 10 miles. So to plow the required 10 acres for his homestead, the homesteader had to walk a minimum of 100 miles.