• Notes From The Frontier

Women Homesteading on the Plains


A little known and quite amazing fact about the frontier is that a quarter of homesteaders were women! View the video below for a glimpse of what it was like for female pioneers in the 1800s to settle on the American Great Plains. And stay tuned for tomorrow's post of heartbreaking and inspiring journals and photographs of women homesteaders settling the American frontier!


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