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Did Your Family Own Land?

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This is the 150th Anniversary of the Homestead Act of 1862 yet, many individuals may not realize that their family members may have acquired land under this act.  This show will explore the value that ancestors placed on owning land and the process they went through to become homestead settlers.

Join host Antoinette Harrell and family historian/genealogist Bernice Bennett for a general discussion about land ownership and the Homestead Act of 1862 and the process for identifying how your family obtained their land.