National History Day


The Battle of Homestead Foundation welcomes students and teachers who may be interested in using the story of the 1892 battle with this year’s NHD theme of

BREAKING BARRIERS IN HISTORY

Feel free to explore our website for research and consider a visit to the Pump House as a Primary Source for your project. Below is a short fact sheet for you to download and print out, Also, feel free to email us at battleofhomestead@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Here’s our downloadable narrative about the Battle:

The 1892 Battle of Homestead


Email Us!battleofhomestead@gmail.com

But first, we want to tell about a success story from this past competition!

3rd Place, 2018 National Competition!

Calling All History Teachers!

The Homestead Steel Strike and the Growth of America as an Industrial Power is an NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture workshop that will be hosted in Pittsburgh July 12-18, 2020, and July 19-25, 2020.

Presented by the Archives & Special Collections Department at the University of Pittsburgh Library System and Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, the goal of The Homestead Steel Strike and the Growth of America as an Industrial Power is to provide teachers with a full accounting of the circumstances that led to the Battle of Homestead and what its lasting impact has been in the United States. History Teachers! More Details Here: https://bhfdn.in/2O1Z2lO