homestead address

The Homestead act started in 1812 its west of the Missouri river. The Homestead act has also been called one of the most important legislative in the history of the united states. Abraham Lincoln was the person who signed the Homestead act. A person had to be over 21 years old to own land. It only cost 2 dollars to buy land back then. Today volunteer give 27,000 hours of services to the homestead national monument of america each year