• Sunflowers glow in the morning sunlight outside of Nicodemus.

    Nicodemus

    National Historic Site Kansas

Things To Do

Junior Ranger Being Sworn In

Junior Ranger Being Sworn In

NPS

Activities
Learn about the history of Nicodemus and African Americans in the West! In our Visitor Center you can view exhibits, watch a short interpretive film, and stamp your National Parks Passport.

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

Did You Know?

Nicodemus Township Hall

Twelve local men worked on constructing the 1939 (Work Progress Administration(WPA) Township Hall using stone quarried northwest of Penokee in Graham County.