Front Street, Dodge City Kansas
This museum was founded in 1947 to collect, preserve and interpret the history of Dodge City
. It's exhibits, reconstructed business buildings and other interpertive programs provide a glimpse into the town's early history when it was a buffalo hunters' trade center and, later, a cattle town. The museum actively collects objects, photographs and documents relating to Dodge City's past. It preserves and exhibits them in settings which recreate the Dodge City of the 1870's. The site includes the historic cemetery, the Fort Dodge jail and a replica of Front Street as it appeared in the 1800's.
Other History nearby:
(Dodge City) Boot Hill Museum and Front Street
(Medicine Lodge) Carry A. Nation at Stockade Museum
(Fort Dodge) Fort Dodge - 1865 to 1882
(Paducah) Heritage Museum
08/09 Coming to The Dodge City area
Wild West Festival Hays City KS July3-6 A typical Kansas fair -- parade, big name music stars, games, demonstrations, competitions and shows, including fireworks.
Dodge City Days Dodge City KS July26-August4 The 10-day celebration hosts more than 50 events including Q-97 FM DODGE CITY DAYS COUNTRY Concert,
the top-rated Dodge City Days Rodeo,
a 2-day Indoor Craft show with over 200 crafters from a 10-state area,
Professional Barbecue Contest.