Homestead Facilities Closed Thanksgiving Day

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Date: November 15, 2013

National Park Service News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –November 15, 2013

Merrith Baughman 402-223-3514


Homestead National Monument of America's

Facilities Closed Thanksgiving Day

All facilities at Homestead National Monument of America will be closed on Thanksgiving Day,November 28. The trails will remain open from dawn until dusk and visitors are welcome to hike from the Heritage Center and Education Center parking lots. The Heritage and Education Centers will resume normal hours of operation (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.on weekdays and9 a.m. to 5 p.m.on weekends) onFriday, November 29. This day will also mark the kickoff of the Junior Ranger Weekend and Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures.

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2013. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM) and Facebook (HomesteadNM).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. MondaythroughFriday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.SaturdayandSunday. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit


The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.


Last updated: April 10, 2015

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8523 West State Highway 4
Beatrice , NE 68310


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