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John Brown's Battle of Black Jack Celebration

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Event# 785-594-2100

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John Brown's Battle of Black Jack Anniversary Celebration. 1-8:30 PM.

4:30, 5:30, & 6:45 Battlefield Tours, Blackjack Cabin Tours by the Santa Fe Trail Society & Prairie Tours given by the Native Plant Society. You can also explore the Black Jack Nature Trail.
6:00-7:00 Campfire Supper
6:45 Remarks by Ramon Powers, President
Tickets are $12.50 in advance or $15 at the gate. Kids 12 & under are $5
Tickets available at Mid-America Bank, Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce, & Lawrence Visitors Center
The park is located 2 miles east of Baldwin City on HWY 56 and 1/2 mile south on 2000 Rd.
Visit the website for more information.

John Brown's Battle of Black Jack Celebration

Address : Black Jack Nature Park Baldwin City KS
Phone : 785-594-2100   (Always call and confirm events.)

Web Address :
Admission Fee : General admission is free.

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