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

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

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December 30, 2012 Program Videos

Season's Greetings 2012!

Palmer-Epard Cabin Disassemble Video [11 minute wmv file.]

Watch 2009 Prescribed Fire Slideshow [wmv file, 4.32MB]

Power Point Presentations by NPS Historian Todd Arrington:

The Early Republican Party, the Civil War and America's Westward Expansion [52 minutes][wmv file]

The Oklahoma Land Rush [29 minutes][wmv file]

The Life and Work of Senator George Norris [36 minutes][23.5MB]


Video Presentations by NPS Historian Todd Arrington:

How to acquire Land Records from the National Archives [3 1/2 minutes][10MB wmv file]

Jefferson and the West July 4, 2008 Campfire Program [approximately 40 minutes] [90 wmv file]


News Feeds

To see more about the Naturalization Ceremony from June 14, 2009 on NET's "Nebraska Stories," click here.

Flash Presentations

To learn how fire shaped the ecosystem and how it is being used to restore Homestead National Monument of America's tallgrass prairie go here.

Homestead Act Exhibit Opening

 

Podcasts [Audio Only--see helpful hints below]

Programs by Homestead National Monument Historian Todd Arrington:

Lincoln, Early Republicans, and the West [approximately 70 minutes]

U. S. Senator George Norris [approximately 40 minutes]

Oklahoma Land Rush [approximately 35 minutes]

 

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Did You Know?

Women in period dress

Women were allowed to own the deed to 160 acres of land under the Homestead Act, 60 years before they earned the right to vote. -- Homestead National Monument of America