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Centennial Celebration of the City of Homestead 1913-2013

Centennial LogoHomestead is about to celebrate 100 years of history and we want you to be a part of this celebration!

The Homestead Centennial Steering Committee, working on behalf of the  Homestead City Council, is organizing a variety of events to commemorate this historic celebration. The Centennial Kick Off event will take place on August 18 at Losner Park in the Historic Downtown Homestead with live music, historic re-enactments of pioneers, an antique car show and more. An impressive variety of celebratory events is planned for the following
months, culminating  in a big celebration marking Homestead’s 100 years on February 2, 2013 in Harris Field Park.

There are many ways to participate in the Centennial Celebration of the City of Homestead. The Centennial Committee invites residents, the business community, schools, non-for-profit organizations, the agricultural community and all of the churches in Homestead to join the celebration. Please contact steering committee Chairwoman Yvonne Knowles for volunteering opportunities as well as event information at or (305) 323-6564

Here are some of the exciting events and activities of the Homestead Centennial:

The Centennial Steering Committee is working diligently to capture Homestead's rich history through the planned documentary, book and other materials. Learn more about Homestead's history from the Homestead Centennial History Timeline 

Centennial Steering Committee Recognized by Councilwoman Fairclough-McCormick
At the February 20th Homestead City Council Meeting, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough-McCormick presented members of the Centennial Steering Committee with certificates of recognition. Read on...
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