Last updated: February 6, 2018
The Homestead Act of 1862:
The Beginning of a Dream
The Homestead Act helped America grow from a small agrarian nation into the largest industrial & agricultural superpower in history.
Share Homestead with your class!
Plan a field trip to Homestead!
Request a traveling trunk.
Connect with Homestead through a distance learning program!
Check out our lesson plans.
4th Grade Bus Grant
The Nebraska Experience School Bus Grant program celebrates Nebraska's sesquicentennial by providing 4th grade students the opportunity to visit the State Capitol or another historically or culturally significant Nebraska site during the 2017-18 school year.