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


    National Monument of America Nebraska

The Homestead Act of 1862:  
 The Beginning of a Dream

This Act helped America grow from a small agrarian nation into the largest industrial & agricultural superpower in history.  

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Ready, Set, Go to Homestead!