It Rained Get Your Garden On at Homestead National Monument of America

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Date: March 25, 2015

 Homestead National Monument of America is still accepting applications for the Homestead Community Garden! Applying is easy-pick up an appliation and rules at the Heritage Center or Education Center, 9 am - 5 pm, or download one from Then simply return it to Homestead National Monument of America or email it to by Thursday April 2, 2015.

The Monument will provide a free 10' x 15' plot and water. One plot is allowed per application with a limit of two plots per address. No pesticides will be allowed. Plots will be selected by lottery on Friday, April 3, 2015. Visit the Monument's Community Garden webpage for more information and rules. Contact us at 402-223-3514 with any questions. 

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 (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 are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 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: April 10, 2015

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8523 West State Highway 4
Beatrice , NE 68310


(402) 223-3514

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