Nicodemus, Kansas

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Built: N/A | Abandoned: N/A
Historic Designation: National Historic Landmark African American Heritage Site
Status: Saved
Contributor: Kansas Preservation Alliance

Photo by: unknown/Library of Congress

The only remaining western Kansas town established by African Americans during the Reconstruction period following the Civil War. A report by the National Park Service indicates that “if Nicodemus is not protected and preserved…..it is inevitable that the historic structures will continue to deteriorate and eventually be razed.”

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