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February 20, 2014
Youth Conservation Corps Applications
Homestead National Monument of America is now accepting applications for the summer 2014 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The YCC is a summer employment program for young men and women, ages 15-18, who work and learn together on projects that further the development and conservation of the natural and cultural resources of the United States.

February 20, 2014
Fiddlers, Rosin Up Your Bow!
The annual Monumental Fiddling Championship and Acoustic Band Contest will be held on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Homestead National Monument of America’s Education Center.

September 12, 2013
Back to School - in America's National Parks
Teachers across the nation have a new tool to help them engage their students in classroom and place-based learning.

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?

Sunrise over prairie

The Homestead Act, Emancipation Proclamation and the Railroad Act were passed at the same time and worked together to move emigrants to the west for settlement. -- Homestead National Monument of America