Nicodemus National Historic Site


Nicodemus National Historic Site
304 Washington Avenue
Nicodemus, KS 67625
785-839 4233
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An all Black Town settled by former slaves fleeing the south in 1877 after the Reconstruction Period had ended following the Civil war is located in the Northwest corner of Kansas. This living community is the only remaining all Black Town west of the Mississippi River that was settled in the 1800’s on the western plains by former slaves. Five historic buildings represent this community.