Tuesday, May 15, 2012

You are Invited to the Nation's Signature Event
Commemorating the Homestead Act's
150th Anniversary
Homestead National Monument of America
Sunday, May 20, 2012 

9 am to 5 pm
Homestead Act of 1862 on Display
See the four pages that changed history
Heritage Center lower level
4 pm
President Lincoln's Legacies: A Panel Presentation on the Homestead Act, the Morrill Act and USDA
Homestead Education Center
6 pm to 8 pm
National Commemorative Event
Heritage Center Stage
8 pm to 9 pm
U.S. Air Force Brass in Blue Concert
Heritage Center Stage
9:15 pm to 9:45 pm
150 Years of Homesteading Illuminated Laser Light Show
Heritage Center Giant Screen

Concessions providing sandwiches, popcorn and snow cones will be located at the Heritage Center. Visitors are welcome to bring coolers but they must be less than 14” wide by 14” long by 14” tall.  No alcohol is permitted on Monument grounds or in the buses.  No animals with the exception of service animals will be permitted on the Monument grounds or in the buses.  Seating will be provided at the event.  You are encouraged to bring blankets to spread out on the ground but please leave your lawn chairs at home. For program details click here.

May 21 to 25 Free Land Chautauqua
Daily Youth and Adult Workshops and 7 pm nightly performances
Heritage Center
Program link

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Chautauqua Calendar

  • May 20: Meet the Chautauquans 11:00 am Chautauqua Park Beatrice
  • May 20: 150th Anniversary Begins 6:00 pm Homestead