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

My Trails Have Become Your Highways

 
 
My Trails Have Become Your Highways Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
1. My Trails Have Become Your Highways Marker
Inscription.

Seven million head of longhorns
marketed from Dodge City
[18]70's - [18]80's
Lest We Forget

Modeled by
O.H. Simpson, D.D.S.

 
Location. 37° 45.256′ N, 100° 1.297′ 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. Touch 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. H.B. (Ham) Bell (here, next to this marker); Boot Hill (a few steps from 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 (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dodge City.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Dodge City, Kansas. (Submitted on May 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
My Trails Have Become Your Highways Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
2. My Trails Have Become Your Highways Marker

2. Cowtowns. (Submitted on May 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. A Cowboy in Dodge City, 1882. (Submitted on May 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Longhorn Cattle. (Submitted on May 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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My Trails Have Become Your Highways Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
3. My Trails Have Become Your Highways Marker
Former municipal building in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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