Under the guidance of Eastern National, a non-profit organization, the Homestead bookstores at the Heritage and Education Centers offer a variety of excellent resources on western expansion, the lives of pioneers, and the National Park Service. Eastern National is a non-profit organization that provides quality educational products and services to America's National Parks. Proceeds from sales of items at the bookstore are donated to National Parks, including Homestead National Monument of America.
Be sure to get your 150th Anniversary of the Homestead Act merchandise during your next visit! The bookstore has commemorative pins, mugs, key chains, magnets and patches.
Did You Know?
The Freeman School, which operated from 1872 to 1967, was wired for electricity in 1940. The first electric bill was $0.75.