Videos and Podcasts

Homesteading America video vignettes

Homesteading America vignettes

Millions of Americans including immigrants, women, and formerly enslaved men and women would make the dream of westward expansion a reality.

Prescribed Fire at Homestead National Monument of America

Prescribed Fire at Homestead

Learn how Homestead manages the oldest restored tallgrass prairie in the National Park Service with a very important tool, fire.

Person standing next to Homestead National Monument of America building sign

Latino Homesteaders

Learn about some of the Latinx people who homesteaded, especially in the Southwestern states.

Three men pushing an old tractor

Historic Tractor Saved from Wilderness

Ken Deardorff, the nation's last homesteader's, tractor was saved from the wild's of Alaska.

Cultivating Connections

Cultivating Connections

Descendants of black homesteaders tell their stories for the National Park Service website and repository.

Black and white photo of child milking cow.

Classic Junior Ranger Videos

These fun videos were featured within Homestead's retired WebRanger online activities. There's much to learn from these oldies but goodies!

 

Podcasts

HISTORIAN LECTURE SERIES FROM 2008

Historian Todd Arrington talks about Presdient Abraham Lincoln and the Homestead Act, the Oklahoma Land Rush, and George Norris' impact on the nation and the creation of Homestead National Historical Park.

The Lincoln talk will be coming soon.

 
 
 

NEW PODCAST SERIES COMING SOON!

Please check back as we work to bring you a new podcast series to connect you to the homesteading story and the impact of the Homestead Act of 1862.

Last updated: March 27, 2022

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