National Historic Landmarks

  Home    Travel

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut
Delaware Dist. of Col Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois
Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland
Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska
Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota
Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota
Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia
Wisconsin Wyoming

26 Kansas National Historic Landmarks

Fort Larned - 6/11/2007
Established in 1859 to protect the Santa Fe Trail from hostile Indians
NHL Image
Fort Leavenworth - 5/30/1993
A forward base established in 1827 to protect the Santa Fe Trail and is today a major U.S. Army facility
NHL Image
Fort Scott - 5/21/2000
Founded in 1842, the fort has served on the Indian frontier, during the Civil War, and to protect the railroads
NHL Image
Lecompton Constitution HallPlaque (Lecompton) - 6/1/2019
First important in 1857 as a land claims office, it was then the site of the Kansas statehood Constitutional Convention
NHL Image
Marais de Cygnes Massacre SitePlaque (Pleasanton) - 5/26/2021
The site commemorates the 1858 massacre during Bleeding Kansas where a group of pro-slavery border ruffians captured 11 abolitionist free-staters
NHL Image
Nicodemus Historic District (Nicodemus) - 6/11/2007
A western town established by African Americans during the post-Civil War period
NHL Image
Shawnee MissionPlaque (Fairway) - 5/31/2019
Established by missionaries in 1830 to minister to the Shawnee tribe of Native Americans who had been removed to Kansas
NHL Image
Spring Hill Ranch – 5/21/2000
A cattle ranch in the Flint Hills containing a vast expanse of tallgrass prairie and a virtually intact late nineteenth century ranch headquarters compound
NHL Image
Sumner/Monroe Elementary SchoolPlaque (Topeka) – 5/20/2000
The two schools central to the 1954 Brown v Board of Education segregation case
NHL Image
Wyandotte National Burying Ground (Eliza Burton Conley Burial Site)Plaque(Kansas City) - 5/31/2019
Established 1843, after the Wyandot had arrived following removal from Ohio, later with Conley fighting to preserve it
NHL Image