• Sunflowers abloom on the prairie.

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

Special Events and Happenings

Homestead Days

Homestead Days

Jessica Fleming NPS

Homestead Days offers a great time for the whole family. Homestead Days video. [4.72MB WMV file]
 
Fiddling Competition

Monumental Fiddling and Acoustic Band Contest.

Jessica Fleming NPS

Watch 2009 Monumental Fiddling Championship Highlights Video
[1:33 wmv file, Video Size 320x240]
 

Did You Know?

Women in period dress

Women were allowed to claim 160 acres of land under the Homestead Act, 60 years before they earned the right to vote.