Nicodemus National Historic Site

Rank: 362

Park Description

Formerly enslaved African Americans left Kentucky in organized colonies at the end of the of post-Civil War Reconstruction period to experience freedom in the "promised land" of Kansas. Nicodemus represents the involvement of African Americans in the westward expansion and settlement of the Great Plains. It is the oldest and only remaining Black settlement west of the Mississippi River.

Park Address

Nicodemus National Historic Site 304 Washington Avenue

Nicodemus, KS, 67625