Educational Videos

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Homestead Roots Deep in the South

A mini-documentary about sharing family history and the discovery of homestead roots in the South.

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Luna's Diary

Luna Warner was fifteen when her family migrated from Massachusetts to Kansas to homestead. This short series brings her viewpoint to life.

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Homestead Story Videos

This video series was produced by Lincoln Public Schools from footage and interviews from the park film Land of Dreams.

Homesteading America video vignettes
Homesteading America vignettes

Millions of Americans including immigrants, women, and formerly enslaved men and women would make the dream of westward expansion a reality.

Prescribed Fire at Homestead National Monument of America
Prescribed Fire at Homestead

Learn how Homestead manages the oldest restored tallgrass prairie in the National Park Service with a very important tool, fire.

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Bat Study at Homestead

Check out this fascinating study about bat life at Homestead.

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How to Make Rope

This video shares the skill of ropemaking.

Last updated: October 30, 2023

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