Nicodemus National Historic Site

Nicodemus National Historic Site

This was once an all-black town settled by former slaves fleeing the south in 1877 after the Reconstruction Period had ended. This living community is the only remaining all Black Town west of the Mississippi River that was settled in the 1800’s on the western plains by former slaves. Five historic buildings represent this community. The park offers a Visitor’s Center with a short film and other exhibits and walking tours of the town of Niocdemus.