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

-Henry C. Pate

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

- Battlefield Tours -

October 20, 2018

October 21, 2018

Maple Leaf Festival Weekend

There will be two guided tours of the Black Jack Battlefield, Saturday, October 20, 2018, and Sunday, October 21, 2018.  Both begin at 2:00 p.m.

Details are posted on Our Events page on this website..

Go to https://www.dccfoundation.org/donate/, select the Black Jack Battlefield Endowment Fund from the pull-down menu, and follow the prompts; 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.

...or Donate!


 Purchase a membership...

Thanks go out to our Sponsors

Mission: To preserve and make accessible this nationally significant battlefield and its environs for posterity, and provide for multiple uses of the site for the benefit not only of those seeking to better understand the battle and its role in American history, but also others who desire the opportunity of relating woodlands and prairie.

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