July 15-30 – Keeping Tradition Alive a Living History Series


The Pioneer Homesteader: Keeping Tradition Alive a Living History Series – Homestead National Monument of America

Visit Homestead National Monument of America’s Education Center on Saturday, July 15, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to learn about how pioneers cooked using Dutch ovens. Also –

  • July 16th: Laundry Day – Learn how the pioneers made their own laundry soap and experience the way they washed their clothing.
  • July 22nd: Pottery on the Homestead – Discover how the homesteaders used clay to make items needed for their homes.
  • July 23rd: It’s a Homesteader Play Day – Learn how the pioneer children created their own toys and games from items they found around them.
  • July 29th: Pottery on the Homestead – Discover how the homesteaders used clay to make items needed for their homes.
  • July 30th: It’s a Homesteader Play Day – Learn how the pioneer children created their own toys and games from items they found around them.

“The Pioneer Homesteader: Keeping Tradition Alive, is a series of fun and educational programs that engage visitors to explore the many ways pioneers lived and played on the prairie ,” said Superintendent Mark Engler.

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2017. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM), Facebook (HomesteadNM), and Instagram (HomesteadNPS).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.  Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit http://www.nps.gov/home/

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Homestead National Monument of America

Source: Homestead National Monument of America (U.S. National Park Service)

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