2019 Maple Leaf Festival -

Events at the Black Jack Battlefield

There will be events at the Black Jack Battlefield on October 19, 2019, as part of this year's Maple Leaf Festival in Baldwin City, Kansas.  They are still in the planning stage and will be posted here and on our Facebook page when planning is completed, so check back.

2019 Civil War on the

Western Frontier -

Tour of the Black Jack Battlefield -

4:00 p.m., August 18, 2019

As part of the events for this year's annual Civil War on the Western Frontier  commemoration of the anniversary of Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, Kansas, there will be a guided tour of the Black Jack Battlefield at 4:00 p.m. on August 18, 2019.

Enjoy the beauty of Black Jack Battlefield & Nature Park at any time from dawn to dusk 365 days/year. 

We are open for visitors to walk the nature trails, have a picnic lunch at one of our tables or grab a walking tour brochure from the display outside the Robert Hall Pearson Farmstead Home. 

Reflect on events in our history that have had and continue to have an impact on our lives today.

2019 Events



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

-Henry C. Pate