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?
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...