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    Native History: First Parcel of Nebraska Land Sold to Indian Fighter

    This Date in Native History: Legend has it that on this day, at the stroke of midnight on January 1, 1863, farmer and physician Daniel Freeman convinced a land officer to open up the office. It was there that Freeman signed up to become the first settler to purchase a 160-acre plot under the Homestead Act, enacted by President Abraham Lincoln in May of 1862. The land in Beatrice, Nebraska was not only beautiful, but particularly productive for farming.

    Source indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com

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