Land of Dreams
Homestead National Monument of America is privileged to show Land of Dreams: Homesteading America to all those who visit the monument.
The film produced and directed by Chuck Dunkerly of the National Park Service's Center for Media Services in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia chronicles the great changes brought about by the passage and implementation of the Homestead Act. The Homestead Act transferred from the public domain to private ownership over 270 million acres of land in 30 states between 1863 and 1986.
The following partners provided generous financial assistance to Homestead National Monument and allowed Land of Dreams: Homesteading America to become a truly top-notch state-of-the-art production:
Partners for the premier event included:
The National Park Service and Homestead National Monument of America gratefully acknowledge and salute these outstanding partners.
Land of Dreams is currently for sale at the Eastern National gift shops at Homestead National Monument of America.
Did You Know?
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. -- Homestead National Monument of America