It is the purpose of our government "to elevate the condition of men, to lift artificial burdens from all shoulders and to give everyone an unfettered start and a fair chance in the race of life." President Abraham Lincoln, July 4, 1861.
The Homestead Act of 1862 was one of the most significant and enduring events in the westward expansion of the United States. By granting 160 acres of free land to claimants, it allowed nearly any man or woman a "fair chance." Homestead National Monument of America, located in Southeast Nebraska, commemorates this Act and the far-reaching effects it had upon the landscape and people.
Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 7:00pm
Marcus Edgewood Theater
Friday, Jul 26, 2019 at 9:00am
Aarp Nebraska State Office
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019 at 12:30pm
Grand Lodge At The Preserve
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