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

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

Solomon Butcher's First Nebraska Home

Solomon Butcher standing in front oh is first Nebraska house; a sod house
Solomon Butcher Collection: Nebraska State Historical Society

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.