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Harms Farm

Added by yongli on 07/05/2017 - 12:52, last changed on 01/08/2018 - 01:07
Harms Farm is a historic agricultural property about two and a half miles north of Paoli in Phillips County . The 160-acre section around the main farmstead, which lies on the west side of County Road 21 between County Roads 30 and 32, was first claimed by John Nelson in 1894 and acquired by the...

Homestead

Added by yongli on 11/10/2015 - 13:09, last changed on 05/21/2020 - 08:54

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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 word...
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