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 7, 2020

See Our Events page for more details.

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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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Heritage Conservation Council of Douglas County, Kansas

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.

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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, 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.