Brown vs Board of Education National Historic Site

Brown vs Board of Education National Historic Site

Address:1515 SE Monroe St
Topeka, KS 66612

Phone:785-354-4273
Fax:785-354-7213
Web: www.nps.gov/brvb/
Size: 1.85 acres.
Established: Established on October 26, 1992.
Location:Historic site is located at Monroe Elementary School at the corner of 15th and Monroe streets in Topeka, Kansas.
Facilities:Visitor center.
Activities:Self-guided tour, ranger-led tours of Monroe School (reservations required).
Special Features:Site commemorates the landmark 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision that ended racial segregation in America's public schools. On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court unanimously declared that "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal" and, as such, violate the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guarantees all citizens "equal protection of the laws."

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