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

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

Homestead 4-H Connections

4-H CLOVER

In 2012, Homestead National Monument of America partnered for the second year in a row with 4-H for the Gage County Fair, in celebration of our 150th anniversary of the Homestead Act on May 20, 2012.

Below is a listing of the 2012 Homestead 4-H Connection Winners.

Best in Show: Taylor Cammack

Class: Name

Photography: Jeff Wallman
Food Preservation: Kyle Stohs
Foods: Christian Cook
Quilting: Christian Cook
Sewing: Shelby Cammack
Heritage: Christian Cook
Arts: Taylor Cammack
Horticulture: Jeffrey Lohse
Wind/Solar Energy: Christian Cook
Historic Equipment: Christian Cook
HIstoric Architecture: Christian Cook
Interactive Technology: Christian Cook

Gage County 4-H Information

Nebraska 4-H Information

In 2011, 4-H youth were encouraged to participate in one of the many categories under "Homestead 4-H Connections," with the grand prize of being featured on billboards in Gage County, Nebraska. The billboards will feature last year's winners from April 23-June 17, 2012.

Below is a listing of the 2011 Homestead 4-H Connection Winners.

Best in Show: Taylor Cammack

Class: Name

Wind Energy/Power: Christian Cook
Historic Farming Equipment: Taylor Cammack
Photography: Jeff Wallman
Reserve: Christian Cook
Horticulture: Taylor Cammack
Reserve: Shelby Cammack
Arts: Jeff Wallman
Reserve: Shelby Parker
Foods: Shelby Cammack
Reserve: Taylor Cammack
Quilting: Taylor Cammack
Sewing: Amy Lohse

Did You Know?

Women in period dress

Women were allowed to claim 160 acres of land under the Homestead Act, 60 years before they earned the right to vote.