Col. Wm. F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody Historical

Col. Wm. F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody Historical (HM1SXD)

Location: Hays, KS 67601 Ellis County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 52.382', W 99° 19.8'

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Co-founder, with William Rose, in 1867, of the town of Rome, predecessor of Hays.
The townsite of Rome is one mile west of this point (West 12th St., extended), north of the R.R. track and along the west bank of Big Creek. A permanent marker is located on the original site.
The first steps to organize Ellis County were taken at Rome and completed in Hays, Oct. 28, 1867. Governor Samuel J. Crawford appointed William Rose a member of the first Board of County Commissioners.
This memorial, erected by the donors whose names appear on the back panel of this base, was dedicated July 8, 1961.
This statue of "Buffalo Bill" was erected as a memorial to him, to his partner, William Rose, and to the following pioneer settlers of Ellis County, Kansas:
Martin Allen - Justus Bissing - Rev. L. Bell - Tommy Drum - A. D. Gilkeson - Geo. Grant - Michael Haffamier - A. S. Hall - J. B. "Wild Bill" Hickok - M. E. Joyce - H. B. Kohl - Dr. J. H. Middlekauff - Simon Motz - George Philip - Alex Philip - Alex Ramsey - William Ryan - John Schlyer - W. F. Schutte - Clemens Schwaller - Rev. Fr. V. Sommereisen - M. J. R. Treat - Hill P. Wilson - H. Winters - I. M. Yost
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Year Placed1961
Placed ByConcerned Citizens
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 4th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 471373 N 4302738
Decimal Degrees38.87303333, -99.33000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.382', W 99° 19.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 22.92" N, 99° 19' 48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)785
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1205 Main St, Hays KS 67601, US
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