In this session you’ll learn how The Homestead Act of 1862 lured citizens of the United States to procure federal lands West of the Mississippi River. The application and qualification process, as burdensome as it was for our ancestors, produced a bumper crop of documents for use by genealogists and family historians.
This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on April 23, 2014. 1 hour 24 minutes plus 3 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership