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?
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. -- Homestead National Monument of America More...