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Dodge City in Ford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

H.B. (Ham) Bell

 
 
H.B. (Ham) Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
1. H.B. (Ham) Bell Marker
Inscription.

Deputy U.S. Marshal,
Pioneer Sheriff
Mayor of Dodge City
and Grand Old Man
of the Southwest
since 1874
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National Youth Administration
Work Project A-D-1939

 
Erected 1939 by Dodge City Junior Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 45.259′ N, 100° 1.298′ W. Marker is in Dodge City, Kansas, in Ford County. Marker is at the intersection of Spruce Street and 4th Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Spruce Street. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the former municipal building atop Boot Hill. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 West Spruce Street, Dodge City KS 67801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. My Trails Have Become Your Highways (here, next to this marker); Boot Hill (here, next to this marker); Wyatt Earp (a few steps from this marker); George M. Hoover (a few steps from this marker); The Boot Hill Cemetery Site (a few steps from this marker); On the Ashes of My Campfire This City is Built
National Youth Administration Work Project Marker at H.B. (Ham) Bell Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
2. National Youth Administration Work Project Marker at H.B. (Ham) Bell Monument
(a few steps from this marker); Dodge City, a frontier legend (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boot Hill Cemetery (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Dodge City.
 
Regarding H.B. (Ham) Bell. Bell atop monument is from the Union Church, the first church in Dodge City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hamilton Butler Bell. (Submitted on May 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Dodge City, Kansas. (Submitted on May 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Dodge City Municipal Building National Register Nomination. (Submitted on May 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Hamilton B. Bell in Kansas Cyclopedia (1912). (Submitted on May 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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H.B. (Ham) Bell Monument and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
3. H.B. (Ham) Bell Monument and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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