150th Anniversary of the Homestead Act Continues in 2013
2013 EVENT CALENDAR
Agrarian Art Exhibit from the Bone Creek Museum
Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War exhibit
August-September 2013 at the Education Center
Homestead's Traveling Exhibit May Be Coming to Your Area!
Homestead National Monument of America will be sending a traveling exhibit around the country in 2013. This series of exhibit banners is meant to raise awareness about the commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Homestead Act.
Check back soon on the travel schedule to see if it will be displayed at a site near YOU!
Quilt Discovery Experience
Homestead partnered with the Nebraska State Quilt Guild to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Homestead Act and held a quilt design contest.
Click here to find out who won the quilt design contest!
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. More...