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


    National Monument of America Nebraska



Summary: American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation, in partnership with the National Park Service at Homestead National Monument of America in southeast Nebraska, is seeking one Interpretation and Resource Management Intern interested in dedicating 12 weeks in support of the National Park Service by directly assisting with the monumen'ts natural and cultural resource management, interpretation, outreach, and visitor services.

This excellent opportunity is ideal for an enthusiastic young professional who is deeply committed to the preservation of our national parks. Applicants must have strong interest in a career in resource management and interpretation.

Start Date: May 19, 2014
End Date: August 11, 2014

Go to this link for much more information on this internship opportunity and to apply online:

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May 08, 2014
Homestead National Monument of Americas 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.

Costumed Chataqua Actors

Costumed Chataqua Actors

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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?


While plowing 1 acre of ground, the homesteader walked 10 miles. So to plow the required 10 acres for his homestead, the homesteader had to walk a minimum of 100 miles.