Covid-19 Information:

- The Park is 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 restored to the park, so there are restroom facilities in the Park again-.

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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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Guided Tour of the Battlefield

Saturday, October 16th - 2:00 p.m.

See Our Events page for more details.

Grounds and Trails open Dawn to Dusk

7 Days per Week.

Robert Hall Pearson Farmhouse open seasonally or by appointment.


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.

...or Donate!

Proud Partner

Heritage Conservation Council of Douglas County, Kansas


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.