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The Homestead Act Went Into Effect


Daniel Freeman, first homesteader

Daniel Freeman was the first homesteader who settled in Beatrice, Nebraska 1863

CREDIT: Daniel Freeman Standing, Holding Gun, with Hatchet Tucked in Belt, 1904. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-104167.

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