After traveling 1,975 miles across seven states as part of the American Solar Challenge, it all ends for college teams from across the world with a checkered flag at Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota on Saturday, August 6.
Homestead National Monument of America
Growing up, duct tape came in one color: grey. But with the advent of duct tape in a veritable rainbow of colors, artists are taking tape in hand and creating masterpieces. One of those masterpieces, of Badlands National Park, will be on display through May at Homestead National Monument of America.
Our only previous visit to Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska occurred nearly four decades ago while headed east to Indiana from Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California. Driving on U.S. 36 that spans northern Kansas, we made a spur-of-the-moment decision to take a short detour north into southern Nebraska and visit Homestead National Monument, a NPS area that would be a new park unit for us.
How effective an unmanned drone can be in helping firefighters on wildland blazes will be tested at Homestead National Monument of America during a prescribed burn there.
Spinners of yarns and leg pullers will be in force at Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska later this month as the monument hosts the Heartland Storytelling Festival.
A baker's dozen of quilts will be exhibited at Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska as part of the celebration on the upcoming National Park Service Centennial.
The Nebraska Daughters of the America Revolution recently donated a conservation quality dress form to Homestead National Monument of America. This dress form will allow the monument staff to properly display women’s clothing for the public to see.
So many children were killed by the blizzard that swept the Plains states on January 12, 1888, that the storm became known as "the Children's Blizzard." Beginning Saturday, you'll be able to learn more about this storm at Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska.
Beatrice, Nebraska, home of Homestead National Monument of America, tried to entice residents with its own offer of free land.
Homesteaders flooding the American heartland in the 1860s couldn't have imagined electric power, much less lasers. A May 20-25 celebration of the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Homestead Act will feature a laser light show and much more at Homestead National Monument of America.