Nicodemus National Historic Site, Kansas Recreation Area Info & Images

Nicodemus National Historic Site Image Gallery

Directions

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

Phone

(785) 839-4233

Campground Reservations

Kansas Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Kansas Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Kansas Recreation Areas | Nicodemus National Historic Site Official Website | Nicodemus National Historic Site Map

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.