A stop to see the old west

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The Kansas border sign.

Then it was on the road again and this time south bound towards Dodge City, Kansas.  There to see Boot Hill and the old west town.  We arrived at just after 4 p.m. and when we went into the Visitor's Center they suggested we hurry and head straight to the Boot Hill museum and replica of the old town because it closed at 5 p.m.  So we quickly went and made our way in and around the large block of the old town replica.  Up to the top first where the Boot Hill grave sites were.  Roughly carved wooden headstones with names, or misc. information about the grave scattered about in a very random way.  Then down to Front Street. Basically, it was a bunch of facades of the original town and the insides were all tied together with a walk-through museum that showed all the parts of the old town.  Again, we took lots of pictures.

After we left Boot Hill we went to our hotel for the night, another Comfort Inn.  Nice clean room with one king sized bed, no microwave or refrigerator, but coffee maker and wifi.

The girl at the front desk suggested Montana Mike's Steakhouse for a good meal, so we gave it a try. We ordered light and had a good meal.

Then back to the room to upload pics and do my blog while Judy used the exercise room.  

joehobo says:
Nice pictures and if looked at closely reveal interesting stories. Great shots X_d.
Posted on: Nov 06, 2010
travelman727 says:
Glad to see you two made it to the state of Dorothy and Toto :-)
Posted on: May 15, 2010
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The Kansas border sign.
The Kansas border sign.
One of a few Historical Markers we…
One of a few Historical Markers w…
In Dodge City at the Visitors Cent…
In Dodge City at the Visitors Cen…
In Dodge City, a nice old steamer …
In Dodge City, a nice old steamer…
In Dodge City, a nice old steamer …
In Dodge City, a nice old steamer…
Taken at the Boot Hill re-creation.
Taken at the Boot Hill re-creation.
Even Gunsmoke was shown here at …
Even "Gunsmoke" was shown here at…
Miss Kittys dress.
Miss Kitty's dress.
The most authentic building of all…
The most authentic building of al…
Comfort Inn - Dodge City, KS
Comfort Inn - Dodge City, KS
Our room for the night.
Our room for the night.
Our room for the night.
Our room for the night.
Our room for the night.
Our room for the night.
Our room for the night. Note the e…
Our room for the night. Note the …
Our room for the night.
Our room for the night.
The indoor pool, spa, and exercise…
The indoor pool, spa, and exercis…
Breakfast room
Breakfast room
Lobby
Lobby
Montana Mikes Steakhouse
Montana Mikes Steakhouse
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