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Homestead National Monument of Americas Summer Hours to Start Memorial Day

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Date: May 8, 2014

Homestead National Monument of America's Summer Hours to Start Memorial Day

Starting Memorial Day, summer operating hours will begin at Homestead National Monument of America. The monument will be open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Along with the extended summer hours, the monument will offer a wide variety of special programs. Beginning June 2, 2014 the Freeman School will be open daily 1-4 p.m. Summer's extended weekend hours will remain in effect through Labor Day, September 1, 2014.

"Summer is an exciting time of year to visit Homestead National Monument of America," stated Superintendent Mark Engler.  

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2014. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM), Facebook (HomesteadNM), and Instagram (HomesteadNPS).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.daily. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit http://www.nps.gov/home/.

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