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This course will help you understand the rectangular survey system and the distribution of public lands. You will also learn about state land systems.
Courthouses are places where you can find answers to genealogical problems. They are a rich source of written records created as a result of the laws, the time period, and personal activities of your ancestors. The steps delineated throughout this course will assist you to be more effective as you visit courthouses in your search for genealogical information.
This course describes the Public Land Survey System and the methods used by the federal government to place public land into private hands, including the Homestead Act.