Sesquicentennial Media Kit

Current Baldwin City photos.

Official Sesquicentennial Logos are free to use.

Click here to download high resolution .png files. Please do not alter in any way.


Historic Photos of Baldwin City.

Bauer, Baker, and Baldwin City: Electrifying a Small Town's Identity

Lucy Sweet Sullivan, Baldwin City's first female mayor (1889)

Celebration Partners

Santa Fe Trail Historical Society

Douglas County has an active local Baldwin City presence. Click here for more information.

Baker University

Old Castle Museum

Old Castle Museum is the best place to start for Baker University history and the Old Palmyra Post Office, which is currently being restored. Click here for more.

Blackjack Battlefield & Nature Park

Located a few miles east of Baldwin City off of Highway 56, this is the site of the Battle of Black Jack in 1856. Click here to learn more about the battle and the site.

Baldwin City Public Library

The Baldwin City Library Kansas Room holds rich local history, and the library staff are resourceful and helpful.

Lumberyard Arts Center

Founded in 2003, the Lumberyard Arts Center is located in the heart of Baldwin City in a renovated Lumberyard. More information available on their website here.

Maple Leaf Festival

Founded in 1958, the Maple Leaf Festival is a staple in Baldwin City life. For more information, go to mapleleaffestival.com.

Midland Railway

The Midland Railway operates excursion trains on a line originally constructed in 1867. More information available here.

Watkins Museum of History

Located in Lawrence and operated by the Douglas County Historical Society, the Watkins is home to a variety of information about the rich history of Baldwin City and surrounding areas. Click here to find out more.