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2019 Civil War on the Western Frontier

Tour of the Black Jack Battlefield

Sunday, August 18, 2019

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Heritage Conservation Council of Douglas County, Kansas

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

-Henry C. Pate

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

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Grounds and Trails open Dawn to Dusk

7 Days per Week.

Robert Hall Pearson Farmhouse open seasonally or by appointment.

Go to, 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.