Homestead Act still stirs excitement 150 years later

In the wake of the 150th anniversary of the Homestead Act, the Exhibits Division's senior registrar, Jim Zeender, and archivist Greg Bradsher flew out to America‚Äôs heartland to share a document that made it all possible. Last month, they visited the Homestead National Monument of America, four miles west of Beatrice, NE, to install the … Continue reading Homestead Act still stirs excitement 150 years later