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Provider Name:Homestead National Monument of America
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Description:With the promise of Free Land, the Homestead Act of 1862 enticed millions to cultivate the frontier. Families, immigrants, women, and freed slaves flooded 10 percent of the nation’s land to chase their American Dream. American Indian cultures and natural environments gave way to diverse settlement, agricultural success, and industrial advancement—building our nation and changing the land forever.
URL:http://www.nps.gov/home/index.htm
Contact:Ramon Mangual or Susan Cook
Email:ramon_mangual@nps.gov or susan_cook@nps.gov
Phone Number:402-223-3514

VFTs Offered
Virtual Field Trip
A Day in the Life of a Homesteader
The Homestead Act of 1862
Follow the Buffalo
A School Day in 1872