FREE LAND was the cry!
With the promise of Free Land, the Homestead Act of 1862 enticed millions to cultivate the frontier. Families, immigrants, women, and freed slaves flooded 10 percent of the nation’s land to chase their American Dream. American Indian cultures and natural environments gave way to diverse settlement, agricultural success, and industrial advancement—building our nation and changing the land forever.Read More
Total Solar Eclipse at Homestead National Monument
Solar Eclipse at Homestead National Monument of America August 21, 2017Read More