Homestead closing on Thanksgiving

November 9, 2018

Homestead National Monument of America’s Heritage and Education centers will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22. The trails and other outdoor areas are open from dawn to dusk every day, including Thanksgiving Day.

On Friday, Nov. 23, the Homestead Heritage and Education centers will open at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 23-25 is also a Junior Ranger Weekend. The public is invited complete a new scavenger hunt for information found in the Winter Festival of Prairie Culture exhibits.

See decorations from many cultures at both the Heritage and Education Centers. On Sunday, Nov. 25, at 2 p.m. at the Education Center, Beth Sparrow from the Nebraska State Genealogical Society will speak about researching your own family history.

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