Nicodemus National Historic Site

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510 Washington Ave #B1, Nicodemus, KS 67625
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Nicodemus is located on Highway 24, halfway between Webster Lake and Hill City. Established in 1877, Nicodemus is the only remaining town west of the Mississippi River founded and settled by African Americans at the end of Reconstruction. 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. Much of this site is private property; please respect the privacy of residents. This Site is a unit of the National Park System.

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