Richard Allen Cultural Center/Museum

The museum of black history features:

· Many historic figures who passed through the community including Benjamin “Pap” Singleton, B.K. Bruce, Charles Langston, William D. Matthews, Hiram Revels, Donald Hollowell, and General Colin Powell

· Black Dignity photo collection 1890s - 1940s

· Buffalo Soldier artifacts

· Bronze statues Female Buffalo Soldiers

· Oldest Diploma Meharry Medical School- 1878

· Tallow Light from runaway slave- 1860

· Freedom Papers- 1863

· Artifacts of General Colin Powell, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State

· Artifacts of ruins of Bethel AME Church Underground Railroad Site 1859 - 1985

TIME: 2 hours

COST: $5.00 per person


Buffalo Soldier Monument

· 13-foot bronze statue of Buffalo Soldier

· Reflecting Pools and Lineage of 9th & 10th Cavalry

· Meet and Talk to real Buffalo Soldiers 9th & 10th Cavalry

· See McNair and Funston Hall- Headquarters & barracks of Buffalo Soldiers

· National Cemetery- Buffalo Soldiers final resting place

· Grave of Fitz Lee- Medal of Honor Buffalo Soldier

· Buffalo Soldier territory in Ft Leavenworth

· Bronze bust General Roscoe Robinson in Circle of Patriots

· Tour Fort Leavenworth

TIME: 1½ hours

COST: $8.00 per person


Underground Railroad Sites

Walk or ride down the trail of the Underground Railroad sites in Leavenworth along the winding majestic Missouri River and various sites throughout the city. Listen to fascinating stories of the secret hide-away places of run-away slaves.

· Bethel AME Church

· Mother Bryant’s House

· Judge Stanley’s House

· Daniel R. Anthony House

· Ken’s Garage

· Poor Richard’s Building- (Barlow’s Cigar Store)

· Sadtk’s on Delaware

TIME: 1 hour

COST: $5.00 per person