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Nicodemus National Historic Site

by Judith M Fertig

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Western National Parks Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Nicodemus (Kan.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages8
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12310576M
    ISBN 101583690336
    ISBN 109781583690338
    OCLC/WorldCa52907475

    NICODEMUS — National Park Service Regional Director Bert Frost recently announced the selection of Frank J. Torres as superintendent of Nicodemus National Historic Site in Graham County. Torres. “Nicodemus is a story of freedom, of work ethic, ingenuity and a return to the soil. which manages the Nicodemus National Historic Site. Trump has Never Even Read a 'Children's Book.

    The National Historic Site, located in Nicodemus, consists of 5 historic structures: A.M.E Church, First Baptist Church, Nicodemus School District #1, St. Francis Hotel and Township Hall. A Visitor Center is located in the Township Hall, where Park Rangers, orientation videos, interpretive displays and book sales enrich the visitor experience.   In Landmarks of African American History, James Oliver Horton chooses thirteen historic sites to explore the struggles and triumphs of African Americans and how they helped shape the rich and varied history of the United States. Horton begins with the first Africans brought to Jamestown, Virginia, and the start of slavery in the colonies that became the United States.

    Students at Nicodemus National Historic Site participated in a three-day program to absorb the area's unique pioneer spirit. This area preserves, protects, and interprets the only remaining western town established by African Americans during the Reconstruction Period following the Civil War. The African Methodist Episcopalian Church in Nicodemus, Kansas, part of Nicodemus National Historic Site, built in (top photo). The church ceased operating in the s as the community continued to lose population. Nicodemus grew into a community of several thousand until the Dust Bowl of the s forced many to leave.


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Nicodemus National Historic Site by Judith M Fertig Download PDF EPUB FB2

Connect with Nicodemus National Historic Site on Facebook to get updates in real times. Every Kid Outdoors. Throughout this school year, all 4th graders can get a pass with will give them and their families free entrance to all national parks.

Going Green. This is an eight-page, x 11" booklet about Nicodemus National Historic Site in northwest Kansas. This is the oldest African-American settlement in Kansas, though few descendants still live here.

The booklet has a nice overview of the place, though the same information is available on the National Park Service site.3/5(1). In the town of Nicodemus, Kansas, was the Promised Land to African Americans determined to make the most of new opportunities after the Civil War.

With courage and perseverance but few material possessions, they made a new life for themselves in a. Book a room at our nearby Best Western hotel and explore Kansas' Nicodemus National Historic Site, one of the first communities founded by former slaves.

Nicodemus National Historic Site | Best Western Hotels free-breakfast free-high-speed-internet accessible-room jetted-tub kitchen-kitchenette non-smoking pet-friendly view. Graham County, Kansas: Including its History, the Nicodemus National Historic Site, the Cottonwood Ranch, and More Paperback – August 2, by Martha Martin (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, August 2, Author: Martha Martin. American History. Nicodemus is an icon of the Black West Experience and a testimonial to the achievements of African Americans after Emancipation. In the Spring ofthree hundred 4/5(34).

Nicodemus National Historic Site: Timeline. Nicodemus National Historic Site: Census Records. Nicodemus National Historic Site: Bob Dole Interview. National Park Service: Acheological Digs. National Park Service: Featured Getaway.

National Park Service: Site Profile. National Park Service: Interactive Historical Feature. Nicodemus Township. Restroom, look at the panel, books stamp, a couple of questions. Drive around twp and stop at historic sites. 10 miute overview in park orientation foilm. 15 minute movie on NICO history.

Sales area with books, locally-produced crafts, food, tapes of personal stories and childrens material. driving tour of nico town. Park film orientation ( Our photographic collection contains thousands of historic and recent photos of families and events.

All of our photos are at the Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas, Lawrence, under the title of Nicodemus Historical Society Collection.

Nicodemus Information Nicodemus Historic Site preserves the only African-American established western town during the Reconstruction Period after the Civil War.

Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Nicodemus National Historic Site (Kan.) Nicodemus (Kan.) -- History. Nicodemus (Kan.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. View all. Twenty years later, on NovemNicodemus was designated as a National Historic site.

This legislation directs the National Park Service to assist the community in the preservation of historic structures and to interpret the history for the benefit of present and future generations. The only remaining business is the Nicodemus.

Nicodemus National Historic Site is located in northwester Kansas on High between Hill City and Stockton. Google Maps From Denver - take Interstate 70 East to Colby, Kansas (approximately 4 hours), then exit on Highway 24 East to Nicodemus (approximately hours).

Get this from a library. Nicodemus National Historic Site, Kansas. [United States. National Park Service,; Harpers Ferry Center (U.S.),].

Nicodemus is an unincorporated community in Graham County, Kansas, United States. The community was founded in and is named for the Biblical figure Nicodemus.

The Nicodemus National Historic Site, commemorating the only remaining western town established by African Americans during the Reconstruction Period following the American Civil War, is in town.

But Nicodemus, designated a National Historic Site by an act of Congress inis part of all these narratives. Perhaps as importantly, it survives today, housing descendants of the original settlers who are eager to share its story and have hopes for how its historic buildings can be preserved for the future.

Book your next Nicodemus National Historic Site, Bogue vacation today. Find the best deals on Nicodemus National Historic Site vacation packages, backed by our daily Hot Rate deals. Search, book, and save today. DVD “Nicodemus “ A 1 Hour Keep-Sake Documentary by John Mann () Book “Adventures of Nicodemus Annie: The First Christmas".

Inseven men from Kentucky — most of them formerly enslaved — set out to create the first all-black settlement on the Great Plains, inspiring many other African American families to travel west, too. Many of these pioneers viewed Kansas as a way to escape the discrimination, violence and poor living conditions they had encountered in the South following the Civil War.

Life was. Nicodemus National Historic Site Map Nicodemus Township Hall was a Works Progress Administration Project (WPA) started in and completed in Nicodemus, Kansas was established in July, by Negro "exodusters" from Kentucky. Nicodemus National Historic Site, Nicodemus, Kansas.

K likes. Nicodemus, Kansas represents the involvement of African Americans in the westward expansion and settlement of /5.Nicodemus National Historic Site July 3 at PM Frederick Douglass’ eloquent description of the brutality, horror, and persistence of legalized enslavement in his speech helps us understand why, twenty-five years later, people were willing to settle on the frontier at Nicodemus to try to escape the continuing legacy of slavery.While you can't camp at the historic site, you can camp at Webster State Park, just 15 minutes down the road to the east.

It includes acres of prairie, over 8, acres in the wildlife area, and 3, acres of reservoir. After your visit to Nicodemus, relax with some swimming and fishing at the lake.