Norman speaks on homesteading at chat
The July 6 Front Porch Chat featured Keith Norman speaking on “Homesteading.” Although it was first passed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862, the last homesteading was done in Alaska in the 1970s. The law stipulated that anyone who was over 21 years of age or was head of a family and did not take up arms against the U.S. government was eligible to homestead 160 acres of land.
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