• Sunflowers abloom on the prairie.

    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?

Sunrise over prairie

The Homestead Act, Emancipation Proclamation and the Railroad Act were passed at the same time and worked together to move emigrants to the west for settlement.