Grace: Homesteader's shanty on the state quarter? Don't sell the familiar scene short
Vintage farm tools surround the Palmer-Epard Cabin at Homestead National Monument near Beatrice, Neb. A third of Americans can trace their roots to the Homestead Act that settled much of the West, starting near this place.
Posted: Monday, March 10, 2014 12:00 am
BEATRICE, Neb. — Americans will plug their parking meters and pop machines next year with new Nebraska quarters minted with a scene from the past.
The front-running design under consideration shows a homesteader's shanty flanked by two ears of corn.
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Monday, March 10, 2014 12:00 am.