National Park Service Press Release
Nicodemus National Historic Site -- This week’s National Park Getaway
|For Immediate Release:
||February 13, 2013
||William Pope, 785-839-4233
Kat Kirby, 202-208-6843
|Nicodemus National Historic Site -- This week’s National Park Getaway
Nicodemus, Kan. – In Nicodemus, Kansas, there are no mountains, oceans, or canyons. Nicodemus was not a great battlefield, it holds no renowned architecture, and none of our presidents was born here. Were one to consider it only for its physical attributes, Nicodemus might seem entirely unremarkable.
Yet as the first and only remaining black settlement in the West, Nicodemus is very remarkable. Read more
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