May 08, 2014
Special events, special programs, traveling exhibits, living history programs, hands-on activities for children, campfire programs, and other public programs are presented by the park throughout the year. Check the news releases for more information about various events at Homestead National Monument of America.
Homestead National Monument of America will be featured on the Nebraska Quarter in 2015! Beginning in 2010, the United States Mint issued quarters featuring designs depicting national parks and other national sites in accordance with the "America's Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008". Click here to view a list of the states and their sites with quarters and here to learn more about the Homestead coin.
Did You Know?
To "Prove up" a homestead, the owner was required to make improvements including building a home, breaking the soil, and planting a crop for 5 years.