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

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

December 30,2012 Program Videos

On December 30, 2012 Homestead National Monument of America paid tribute to the 150th anniversaries of both the Homestead Act and the Emancipation Proclamation.

 

 

 

 

 

Did You Know?

Palmer-Epard Cabin

Under the Homestead Act, 270 million acres of land, or 10% of the nation, was given away. The only monetary payment for each 160 acre claim was an $18 filing fee. More...