African Americans and Nicodemus
March 13, 2016, 2:00 PM CT
Presented by Angela Bates, Director, Nicodemus Historical Society.
Learn about Nicodemus, Kansas. Established in 1877 by former slaves from Kentucky, Nicodemus was the first all-black settlement on the Great Plains.
Afterwards, see Rev Victor Williams, a decedent of early Nicodemus settlers, portray Rev Daniel Hickman, a Nicodemus founding father. Then, watch "Turning Points: Hope in the Heartland" and see how immigration continues to shape he destiny of Ulysses, Kansas.
This event supports "The Kansas Mosaic: Ethnic Settlement in Central and Western Kansas," a series of monthly readings, discussions, and presentations.
Kinsley Public Library
208 E 8th St
Kinsley, KS 67547-1422
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Sponsored by: Kinsley Public Library