I went to take Old Brown, and Old Brown took me.
-Henry C. Pate
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.
On October 15 & 16, 2016, Baldwin City, KS, will be hosting their annual fall festival. The Black Jack Battlefield & Nature Park will host our own activities in conjunction with this event. We will have an entry in the parade that begins at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday the 15th. In addition, we will have events at the Battlefield.
The scheduled events at the battlefield are:
Saturday, October 15th
2:00 p.m. - Battlefield Tour led by John Brown.
4:30 p.m. - Battlefield Tour led by John Brown.
Sunday, October 16th
3:00 p.m. - Battlefield Tour led by W. B. Brockett and John Brown.
7:00 p.m. - Border War Around the Campfire: Brockett and Brown Encounter. (bring a lawn chair and a flashlight)
All the events are free and open to the public.
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