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: $5.00 per person