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Boys Ranch in Oldham County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Boot Hill Cemetery

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 19, 2015
1. Boot Hill Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Along with law-abiding and God-fearing men and women were buried here, often without benefit of clergy, men who "died with their boots on". The name was borrowed from a cemetery in Dodge City, Kansas, while it was a resort of buffalo hunters and trail drivers.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 454.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 35° 31.847′ N, 102° 15.773′ W. Marker is in Boys Ranch, Texas, in Oldham County. Marker can be reached from Route 233 Spur. Click for map. Marker is located in cemetery, on hill northwest of Spur 233 and Rodeo Road. Marker is in this post office area: Boys Ranch TX 79010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oldham County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Tascosa (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Historic LS (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cal Farley's Boys Ranch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tascosa Courthouse, 1884 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tascosa (approx.
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By Bill Kirchner, November 19, 2015
2. Boot Hill Cemetery Marker
0.4 miles away); Matador Cowboys Reunion Association (approx. 11.2 miles away); Hartley County Courthouse (approx. 11.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boys Ranch.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 19, 2015
3. Boot Hill Cemetery
Graves of Ed King, Frank Valley and Fred D. Chilton, all killed March 21, 1886.
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By Bill Kirchner, November 19, 2015
4. Boot Hill Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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