• Sunflowers abloom on the prairie.


    National Monument of America Nebraska


Led by its Green Team, Homestead National Monument of America is committed to being on the cutting edge in using innovative technology, "green" products, and renewable and environmentally friendly energy resources. Homestead is dedicated to becoming a leading force in our community in the areas of environmental compliance, pollution prevention, and continuous improvement and education. Read on to learn about what we do to be green.

Heritage Center
The Heritage Center at Homestead National Monument was designed to be as green as possible.

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.