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

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

Special Guest Speakers

A Homestead Celebration: The Dedication of Homestead National Monument of America's award winning Heritage Center took place May 20th, 2007. Click on the links below to view presentations by the President of the Nicodemus Historical Society, Angela Bates and the presentation from the Professor of History at the University of Arkansas, Dr. Elliot West.

Dr. Elliot West
Professor of History
University of Arkansas
[11 minutes][wmv file]

 

 

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.