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homesteading

  • This German woman from a well-to-do family was in for some shocks when when she got to Stanton, North Dakota.
  • In 1881, a 21-year-old bachelor named Irving Gardner headed to Hope, North Dakota, to homestead. As he later wrote, he was unprepared for what lay ahead…
  • Getting around our prairie country, I often encounter people who are justifiably proud of their lineage as descendants of homesteaders. They share in our…