Homestead National Monument of America in Gage County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Homesteading's Legacy is Written on the Land
Look around you. The impact of the Homestead Act is clearly visible. Grain elevators, fertilizer plants, housing developments, state highways, modern farms – these and other features are tangible evidence of the Homestead Actís success in settling the West.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 40° 17.13′ N, 96° 49.614′ W. Marker is in Homestead National Monument of America, Nebraska, in Gage County. Touch for map. Marker is on the Homestead Heritage Center patio. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8523 West Nebraska Hwy 4, Beatrice NE 68310, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Prairie Reborn (here, next to this marker); Is All Barbed Wire the Same? (within shouting distance of this marker); The Homestead Heritage Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Walk in Their Shoes (within shouting distance of this marker); Do You Live Near a Homestead? (within shouting distance of this marker); Boundaries of Freedom (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Close Quarters (about 300 feet away); Daniel and Agnes Freeman (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Homestead National Monument of America.
Categories. • Agriculture • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 295 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.