Humor and Nostalgia

Take a walk down memory lane with stories about the past. Enjoy stories about the american dream, the great depression, one-room schools, outhouses, and much more.

Tent Camping Proved Challenging

Heart of the Home

A Girl Scout leader finds tent camping both exciting and tricky.

Stories of Camping Adventures

Heart of the Home

CAPPER's readers share their camping adventures and stories of roughing it in the wilderness.

Play Parties and Games on Kansas Homestead

CAPPER’s Staff

Entertaining was truly a team effort on a Kansas homestead, but play parties certainly set the tone.

Christmas Program: Priorities on North Dakota Homestead

CAPPER’s Staff

Grandchildren joined their grandparents on the homestead and attended the local church Christmas program.


Simple Pleasures on a South Dakota Homestead

CAPPER’s Staff

A German Mennonite settles on a South Dakota homestead.

Rodeo Fair on a Western Colorado Homestead

CAPPER’s Staff

Former homesteader recalls a county fair and rodeo on a western Colorado homestead.

The Mystic Medicine Show on the Homestead

CAPPER’s Staff

Medicine show included an old post World War I song long since forgotten.

Baby Swap on the Homestead Near Marysville, Kansas

CAPPER’s Staff

Three young men play a joke on homesteaders at a dance with their own version of the baby swap.