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Homestead National Monument of America in Gage County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Daniel and Agnes Freeman

 
 
Daniel and Agnes Freeman Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
1. Daniel and Agnes Freeman Grave Marker
Inscription.

Daniel Freeman
Born Preble Co. Ohio Apr. 25, 1826
Filed on First Homestead in U.S.A.
Jan. 1, 1863 and lived on it until
his death Dec. 30, 1908
Soldier, Doctor, Sheriff & Farmer
A True Pioneer.
——————
Agnes S. Freeman
A True Pioneer Mother
Nov. 16, 1843 - Apr. 9, 1931
 
Location. 40° 17.188′ N, 96° 49.628′ W. Marker is in Homestead National Monument of America, Nebraska, in Gage County. Touch for map. Marker is along the Upper Prairie Loop Trail. 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. Roads to Success (within shouting distance of this marker); The Homestead Heritage Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Homesteading's Legacy is Written on the Land (about 400 feet away); A Prairie Reborn (about 400 feet away); Do You Live Near a Homestead? (about 400 feet away); Walk in Their Shoes (about 400 feet away); Is All Barbed Wire the Same? (about 500 feet away); Boundaries of Freedom (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Homestead National Monument of America.
 
Also see . . .
Daniel and Agnes Freeman Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
2. Daniel and Agnes Freeman Grave Marker
On ridge overlooking their homestead, looking west.

1. Homestead National Monument of America. (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Homestead Act: Primary Documents in American History. (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 1901 Omaha World-Herald Newspaper Article. (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. AgricultureCemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Daniel and Agnes Freeman Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
3. Daniel and Agnes Freeman Grave Marker
Looking south toward Homestead Heritage Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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