By Natalie Vondrak |

The Battle of Black Jack

In this episode, Joel and Natalie are joined by President of Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park Kerry Altenbernd. Kerry shares why the Battle of Black Jack was significant leading up to the Civil War and marked a turning point in John Brown’s life as an abolitionist.

Time Capsule with KLWN’s Joel Becker and the Watkins Museum’s Natalie Vondrak explores the history of Lawrence or Douglas County and shares the stories of the people and events that have helped shape our community. The show airs the first Tuesday of the month during Radio for Grownups around 10:10 AM on FM 101.7 or AM 1320 KLWN.