Things To Do
On a walking tour you can view the five historic buildings, (Two are accessible to the public - the 1939 Township Hall which is also the temporary Visitor Center, and the foyer of the AME Church). The five historic buildings are physical expressions of the five pillars of the African-American community - church, self-government, education, home, and business. Ranger led tours are by appointment only (call 785-839-4233).
Year-round: Junior Ranger Program
The annual Blues and Jazz Festival sponsored by the Nicodemus Historical Society will be Saturday June 15th. Fee to be announced.
The annual Emancipation Celebration sponsored by descendants and the town's Homecoming Committee is held on the last full weekend of July 25 - 28, 2013, and is open to the public.
Events are subject to changes. For the most current information please contact the park.
Did You Know?
The town's annual Emancipation/Homecoming Celebration started in 1878 on August 1st and continues today the last weekend in July.