Fort Larned was established in 1859 as a base of military operations against hostile Indians of the Central Plains, to protect traffic along the Santa Fe Trail and as an agency for the administration of the Central Plains Indians by the Bureau of Indian Affairs under the terms of the Fort Wise Treaty of 1861.
Feb 1, 2005, 13:42
These learning links on Nicodemus are excellent resources to help you explore the history of the African American in the West. This unique historic site in Kansas was the first African American pioneer town.
Feb 1, 2005, 13:20
Nicodemus National Historic Site, Kansas. This area preserves, protects and interprets the only remaining western town established by African Americans during the Reconstruction Period following the Civil War.
Feb 1, 2005, 12:57