About the Journey

The History Trail tells the story of the African American contributions to Kansas at it’s various historical sites, chronicling the people, places, and events that created this rich history. It is a shared history of all Kansans that is all … About the Journey.

Trail Stamps

Load up the car and make it your mission to visit all of the sites on the Trail. Collect stamps from each stop on the trail and learn about Kansas history, it’s all … “About the Journey!”

Get your card at any of the eight sites or email historytrail@TKAAMuseum.org

Trail News

Gordon Parks Celebration

An exciting three days of activities, October 3 – 5, is on schedule to celebrate the life and accomplishments of Gordon Parks. Can’t miss activities at the 16th annual Gordon Parks Celebration include: Showing of the film The Learning Tree in the Gordon Parks Museum. “Sarah, Ella, and Bessie: The Mothers of Gordon Parks” presented …

Topeka to host national travel planners conference

Topeka’s iconic African American heritage sites were the deciding factor in the African American Travel Conference’s decision to hold its national conference here next year, that organization’s president and CEO said Friday. The conference — expected to draw 250 travel planners from across the nation — will take place from April 14-16 at the Capitol …