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
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. -- Homestead National Monument of America More...