"From Brown to Brown: Topeka's Civil Rights Story" Bus Tours Now Available
This new bus tour maps out locations in the city linked to local and national struggles for freedom and equality. Bus tours will be available Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Click on More for complete details of the tour. More »
2013 Teacher Ranger Teacher Opportunity
During the summer of 2013, the national NPS office of history and civics is seeking a Teacher Ranger Teacher to develop lesson plans that incorporate information about the National Park Service that meet common core standards, located in Topeka, Kansas. More »
Be A Junior Ranger
Now you can become a Junior Ranger at Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site. Ask for your Junior Ranger booklet at the front desk.
The Park Ranger will help you to become a Junior Ranger by learning more about Brown v. Board, our country's history and the sacrifices made by those who have struggled for equality.
To become a Junior Ranger it will take some effort to complete the program, the amount of time varies depending on the child. It is designed for you, so complete the activities to the best of your ability, then ask for help.
After you have completed the required sections according to your age, take the book back to the front desk and show it to a Park Ranger. After they look it over they will hand you your certificate and your official Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site Junior Ranger badge.
Good luck and have fun!
Did You Know?
In 1896 the U.S. Supreme Court institutionalized the “separate but equal” policy with the Plessy v. Ferguson decision.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site More...