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


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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?

Homesteaders in front of sod house

The Homestead Act of 1862, which gave away 160 acre claims, was repealed in the lower 48 states in 1976. In Alaska, claims could be filed up to 1986! More...