Golden in Jefferson County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Colonel William Frederick Cody
Noted scout and Indian fighter
Born February 26, 1846 Scott County, Iowa
Died January 10, 1917 Denver, Colorado
William F. Cody
Medal of Honor
Indian Scout 3 US Cav
Feb 26 1846 Jan 10 1917
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 39° 43.955′ N, 105° 14.298′ W. Marker is in Golden, Colorado, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from Lookout Mountain Road (Lariat Loop). Touch for map. Located on top of Lookout Mountain on the grounds of the Buffalo Bill Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Golden CO 80401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles E. Kirk (within shouting distance of this marker); Lariat Loop Byway: Buffalo Bill Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Lariat Loop Byway: Denver Mountain Parks (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Changing Landscape-From Sea Floor to Mountain Top (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); What You Can See From Here Today (about 500 feet away); Recreation: Past to Present (approx. half a mile away); Water Carves Canyons (approx. half a mile away); Play in the Wind (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Golden.
Also see . . .
1. Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave. (Submitted on April 10, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Buffalo Bill : A LIFE IN PHOTOS. (Submitted on April 10, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
3. William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody. From 1868 until 1872 Cody was employed as a scout by the United States Army. Part of this time he spent scouting for Indians, and the remainder was spent gathering and killing bison for them and the Kansas Pacific Railroad. In January 1872 Cody was a scout for Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia's highly publicized royal hunt. (Submitted on April 10, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
4. List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Indian Wars. William F. Cody - Civilian Scout Platte River, Nebraska - April 26, 1872 - Civilian Scout with 3rd US Cavalry - "Gallantry in action." Later known as the legendary westerner and showman Buffalo Bill Cody. (Submitted on April 11, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • Notable Persons • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,225 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3, 4. submitted on April 19, 2010. 5. submitted on April 11, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.