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Nebraska Homestead National Monument

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Summer Hours Extended At Homestead National Monument

Homestead National Monument of America has begun extended hours for the summer. The monument will be open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through Labor Day Weekend. Along with the extended summer hours, the monument will offer a wide variety of special programs. The Freeman School will be open daily 1-4 p.m. The Freeman School will be opened by request other times as long as staffing permits.

Parking areas and trails will continue to be open from dawn to dusk. Staff will be available to present short talks on a wide variety of topics ranging from the Last Homesteader's tractor to prairie plants.

"Summer is an exciting time of year to visit Homestead National Monument of America," stated Superintendent Mark Engler. "We encourage everyone to check out and keep up to date with all the amazing programs we have planned for this year."

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2019.

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Neb., and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514.


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