Ed Goddard's Saloon Historical

Ed Goddard's Saloon Historical (HM1TI0)

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

N 38° 52.318', W 99° 19.879'

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The Goddard brothers - Cyrus F., George W. & Edwin F. - who had run the city restaurant in Leavenworth before coming to Hays City, opened a provisioning store for freighters, plainsmen, railroaders and others on this site under the curious name of the Cheap Store. In 1867 or 1868 they contracted to board construction workers on the westward-building Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division. They hired William F. Cody to kill 12 buffalo a day for their meat, a job that won him the nickname "Buffalo Bill". Later Edwin ran a saloon and dance hall here. In 1870 Deputy U.S. Marshall Jack Bridges roomed with him.




Hays City, Kansas
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HM NumberHM1TI0
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Placed ByCity of Hays Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 471259 N 4302620
Decimal Degrees38.87196667, -99.33131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.318', W 99° 19.879'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 19.08" N, 99° 19' 52.74" W
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Area Code(s)785
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 107 W 10th St, Hays KS 67601, US
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