Hands-On Arts and Crafts Demonstrations
Hands-on Homesteaders’ Arts, Crafts & More
Special events and programs engage the public in homesteading folk life. Try your hand at a new craft, take your children and grandchildren back to the earliest days of settlement, or learn about the American Indian cultures that predated the Homestead Act.
Did You Know?
Women were allowed to claim 160 acres of land under the Homestead Act, 60 years before they earned the right to vote.