Brings Homestead National Monument of America To Your Mobile Device

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Date: September 21, 2016

"Engage, Interact, and Learn" through homesteading history and the natural tallgrass prairie on the new ranger for your pocket (, a mobile interpretive resource at Homestead National Monument of America.

It features interactive games and challenges, history adventures, plant and wildlife identifications, and special event information all accessible on your smartphone. The exciting, interactive, responsive resource is completely free and made possible by the Friends of Homestead. "This interpretive resource is a unique and exciting opportunity for visitors to continue exploring Homestead either on our trails or while at home," stated Superintendent Mark Engler. "We are excited to unveil this new all device program during this incredible centennial year for the National Park Service."

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2016. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM) and Facebook (HomesteadNM) –and now our ranger for your pocket- the iRanger.

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 are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 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: September 22, 2016

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Beatrice , NE 68310


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