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72-Year-Old Tractor Rich In Homesteading History Coming To Homestead National Monument Of America

A 72-year-old tractor that long has been parked on an Alaskan riverbank along the last tract of land obtained via a homestead patent issued under the Homestead Act of 1862 is being airlifted to Nebraska, where it will be cleaned up and exhibited at Homestead National Monument of America.
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NASA Coming to Homestead National Monument Of America For Total Eclipse

Homestead National Monument of America will be one of the prime locations for experiencing the total solar eclipse on August 21, and not just because it’s in the path of totality. NASA has designated the Nebraska park an official viewing location for the natural phenomenon, and the space agency’s scientists and camera crews will on site for three days of activities, presentations, and exhibits, including a program from the creators of the PBS Kids series “Ready Jet Go!”
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Fiddle Festival Returning To Homestead National Monument Of America

The date for the annual Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival and Acoustic Band Contest has been set for Saturday, May 27. With free fiddle and harmonica workshops in the morning, a luthier on-site, jam sessions erupting throughout the day, and more than $3,000 in award monies, it is sure to be an event you will want to get on your calendar.
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Homestead National Monument Of America Speaker To Discuss Harvesting Foods And Medicines In The Dakota Tradition

In honor of National American Indian Heritage Month, Homestead National Monument of America will be hosting Jerome Kills Small on Sunday, November 13, at Homestead’s Education Center. Kills Small will give a presentation describing medicinal plants and foods that can be found growing on the Great Plains, in the Missouri River valley, and in the Rocky Mountains.
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