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Enlarged Homestead Act


Added by yongli on 11/10/2015 - 13:09, last changed on 03/03/2021 - 01:07


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Editor's note: This article was updated by CE staff on 5/19/20 to include impact on indigenous people Homesteading was the means by which large amounts of land in the Midwest and western United States came under private ownership after it was taken from indigenous peoples. Although the...

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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