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

Boot Hill

 
 
Boot Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
1. Boot Hill Marker
Inscription.

Boot Hill Cemetery
1872 - 1878
Second Public School
1878 - 1927
Municipal Building
1929

 
Erected 1929 by City of Dodge City.
 
Location. 37° 45.259′ N, 100° 1.304′ 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 former Municipal Building atop historic 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); My Trails Have Become Your Highways (a few steps from this marker); On the Ashes of My Campfire This City is Built (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); 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. Dodge City, Kansas, History
Boot Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
2. Boot Hill Marker
At east entrance on former Municipal Building
. (Submitted on May 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dodge City, Kansas, Official Website. (Submitted on May 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Dodge City Municipal Building National Register Nomination. (Submitted on May 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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