Homestead National Monument of America


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Homestead National Monument of America:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Homestead National Monument of America

Address:8523 W State Hwy 4
Beatrice, NE 68310

Phone:402-223-3514
Fax:402-228-4231
Web: www.nps.gov/home/
Size: 211 acres.
Established: Authorized on March 19, 1936.
Location:In southeastern Nebraska, 40 miles south of Lincoln and 4 miles west of Beatrice on NE 4.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, cross-country skiing, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:This park, which includes the 160-acre claim filed by Daniel Freeman under The Homestead Act of 1862, is a memorial to the pioneers who settled the Great West. Among the features are a typical homestead cabin, a restored frontier school, and more than 100 acres of tallgrass prairie.

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Residents of Beatrice and the surrounding area who attended the event were among the first in the nation to get newly minted Homestead National Monument of America quarters during the coin exchange that followed the ceremony.
Images of the Homestead National Monument of America quarter are available at http://www.
9 - at Homestead National Monument of America Education Center, 8523 West State Highway 4, Beatrice, Neb.
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