This National Historic Site commemorates the landmark Supreme Court decision aimed at ending segregation in public schools. The site consists of the Monroe Elementary School.
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. With nine restored build
All of the sites 20 historic structures, its parade ground, and its five acres of restored tallgrass prairie bear witness to the era when the United States was forged from a young divided republic into a united and powerful transcontinental nation.
This area preserves, protects and interprets the only remaining western town established by African Americans during the Reconstruction Period following the Civil War.
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is a new kind of national park. The preserve protects a nationally significant example of the once vast tallgrass ecosystem.