Wake, Nicodemus !

Everyone loves a ribbon-cutting ceremony, but the work of bringing a new national historic site to reality is a lot less interesting. Nicodemus National Historic Site in Kansas tells some great stories, but it’s far off the beaten track.

Old First Baptist Church of Nicodemus, built in 1907.

The bottom line in this article: “It will cost money to preserve this place and tell its stories the way they should be told. If the American people and its representatives in Congress don’t want to spend that money, it’s a mystery why they bothered to preserve the site in the first place.”


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Additional images on Flickr here.