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?
Under the Homestead Act, 270 million acres of land, or 10% of the nation, was given away. The only monetary payment for each 160 acre claim was an $18 filing fee. -- Homestead National Monument of America More...