The Year of the Homesteader 2013 Book Discussion Series
Homestead National Monument of America is partnering with the Beatrice Public Library for the 2013 "Year of the Homesteader" Book Discussion Series. Each month the public is invited to read the selected book and then gather to discuss at the library or at our Education Center. Copies of the books are available at the library. The schedule is as follows:
Did You Know?
The Homestead Act of 1862, which gave away 160 acre claims, was repealed in the lower 48 states in 1976. In Alaska, claims could be filed up to 1986! -- Homestead National Monument of America More...