I went to take Old Brown, but Old Brown took me.

-Henry C. Pate

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Mission: The Black Jack Battlefield Trust shares the story of America's first battle of the Civil War, restores the site's tallgrass prairie ecosystem. and relates the story of our national agricultural history.

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Park Day 2020 at Black Jack

New date yet to be determined


Dawn at Black Jack

Tuesday, June 2, 2020



Battle of Black Jack Reenactment Weekend

Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7, 2020

See Our Events page for more details.



Covid-19 Information:

- The Park will remain open but visitors are required to maintain social distancing as per the guidelines of the CDC and the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department -

- The port-a-john has been removed from the park for the time being, so there are currently no restroom facilities in the Park -.

Proud Partner

Please consider donating to the Black Jack Battlefield Endowment Fund, managed by the Douglas County Community Foundation.

Heritage Conservation Council of Douglas County, Kansas

Grounds and Trails open Dawn to Dusk

7 Days per Week.

Robert Hall Pearson Farmhouse open seasonally or by appointment.

Go to https://www.dccfoundation.org/product/black-jack-battlefield-endowment-fund/, or send a check or money  order made out to the Douglas County Community Foundation with a note that it is for the Black Jack Battlefield Endowment Fund, and mail to 900 Massachusetts Street, Suite  406, Lawrence, KS 66044.