2015 Heritage Campfire Series at Homestead National Monument of America

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Date: June 24, 2015

Homestead National Monument of America is excited to announce the return of the Summer Campfire Series, July through mid-August 2015. Programs take placeon Saturdayevenings at the Education Center (*unless otherwise noted) and start at 7 p.m. We have a great schedule of speakers and programs for this year with which include:

July 4:        Park Guide Nick Manes: Undaunted Courage, the Birth of the American West

                  Music: Judy Anderson, Celebrating Independence with Song

July 11:      *Night hike on the prairie and star gazing party with rangers at the Homestead Heritage Center beginning at 8:30

July 19:       Music and performance by David Seay: Nebraska Territory Stories

July 25:       Music and performance by Kathryn Benzel: Woodie Guthrie: Re-envisioning 

             1930's America

August 1:       Latino Heritage Intern Paola Pérez: La Tierra Prometida (The Promised Land)              Musical assistance: Ursus Guzman

August 8:       Park Guide Christy Hymen: Exodusters and Early African American Traditions

              Music: John Bstandig

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2015. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM) and Facebook (Homestead National Monument of America).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 (temporary phone number 402-239-9562) or visit https://www.nps.gov/home/index.htm.


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Last updated: June 27, 2015

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