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Nicodemus National Historic Site
Nicodemus National Historic Site Nicodemus National Historic Site credits Share the Experience, Betty Greene
Nicodemus National Historic Site
Nicodemus National Historic Site Nicodemus National Historic Site credits Share the Experience, Betty Greene
Nicodemus National Historic Site
Nicodemus National Historic Site District 1 Schoolhouse credits NPS PHOTO by Will Pope
Nicodemus was the first school district in Graham County, Kansas. They first met in dugouts, and then in a frame building. The current building was built in the early 1900s after a fire destroyed the previous one.
Nicodemus National Historic Site The First Baptist Church credits NPS PHOTO by Will Pope
Church seen through a field of prairie grass.
Nicodemus National Historic Site Township Hall credits NPS PHOTO by Will Pope
The Township Hall on a beautiful Spring day.
NICODEMUS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
NICODEMUS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
304 Washington Avenue
Nicodemus, Kansas   67625
(lat:39.3932 lon:-99.6147)

Phone: 785-839-4233
Email:
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.


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Nicodemus National Historic Site is located in northwestern Kansas on Highway 24 between Hill City and Stockton.

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