Homestead National Monument of America is a great place to conduct research! The monument is home to the Nation's Second Oldest Restored Tallgrass Prairie, lowland burr oak forest and over 1 mile of Cub Creek. If you would like to conduct research at Homestead NM of America you will be required to fill out a permit. The permitting system must be filled out on-line.
To apply for a permit online go to: https://irma.nps.gov/Content/RPRS
Did You Know?
To "Prove up" a homestead, the owner was required to make improvements including building a home, breaking the soil, and planting a crop for 5 years.