African American church in Nicodemus, KS

Title

African American church in Nicodemus, KS

Description

Current National Historic site. In 1877, over 300 African American's from Kentucky, relocated to western Kansas and established the town of Nicodemus. The Nicodemus National Historic Site remains the the oldest and only remaining Black settlement west of the Mississippi River. The Township Hall, built in 1939, currently serves as the park visitor center.

Publisher

Wikimedia Commons

Files

Nicodemus.jpg

Citation

“African American church in Nicodemus, KS,” Religion in Kansas Project, accessed December 7, 2021, https://ksreligion.omeka.net/items/show/4464.