Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail in Baldwin City, with fun family activities out at Black Jack Cabin Roadside Park and in Downtown Baldwin City.
Shuttle buses will run from the Baldwin City High School out to the Trail Park from 10am-4pm.
At the Trail Park
New walking trail showcasing some of the best Santa Fe Trail ruts along the entire trail length
Speakers from the National Park Service, the Santa Fe Trail Association, and Kansas Department of Transportation, Douglas County, and Baldwin City
Covered wagon replica
Black Jack Cabin pioneer artifacts on display
First person reenactment of Ezekiel Williams
Battlefield walk with John Brown and Henry Pate
Downtown Baldwin City
Horse and buggy rides (limited availability) from 10am-12pm
Historic displays at the Lumberyard Arts Center and Baldwin City Library
Information and National Park Service trail maps, historic games, and toys in Sullivan Square
Authentic stage coach on display
Shop, eat, play at downtown stores and restaurants
Explore with the Santa Fe Landmark Tour on your own, with an audio accompaniment! Collect all thirteen tour stamps to be entered into a prize drawing. This tour was developed for the Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council for the Bicentennial of the Santa Fe Trail. Audio portions of this tour were recorded by the Baker University History Club.