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Enlarged Homestead Act

Homestead

Added by yongli on 11/10/2015 - 13:09, last changed on 11/24/2018 - 01:07

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Homesteading was the means by which most of the private land in the wide expanses of the Midwest and western United States came under private ownership. Although the word Homestead can mean a family home and the adjoining land, an ancestral family home, or simply a house, its historical meaning in...

Walter and Anna Zion Homestead

Added by yongli on 12/20/2016 - 09:29, last changed on 02/28/2018 - 10:48
The Walter and Anna Zion Homestead is the only known surviving farm complex in eastern Colorado with original sod buildings. Located midway between Idalia and Vernon in Yuma County , the homestead was settled by the Zions in 1909, and the sod buildings were constructed in the 1910s. Zion family...
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