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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Proud Partner

Thanks go out to our Sponsors

Black Jack Battlefield Trust, Inc.

Annual Meeting

3:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Meeting Room A

Lawrence Public Library

Park Day 2020 at Black Jack

Saturday, April 4, 2020

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.

Grounds and Trails open Dawn to Dusk

7 Days per Week.

Robert Hall Pearson Farmhouse open seasonally or by appointment.

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

-Henry C. Pate

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

Heritage Conservation Council of Douglas County, Kansas


Go to, 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.