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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 -.

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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.

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.

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.

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our good friend, board member, and long-time supporter of Black Jack, Ken Abitz. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. He will be missed.

Proud Partner

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

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

-Henry C. Pate

American Battlefield Trust

Park Day 2021 at Black Jack

April 10

Meet at Pearson House at 9:00 a.m.

Masks and full social distancing procedures

will be required for all attendees


Dawn at Black Jack

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

5:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.

Masks and full social distancing procedures
will be required for all attendees


Battle of Black Jack 165th Anniversary Tour

Saturday, June 5 - 3:00 p.m.

See Our Events page for more details.