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This black and white photograph shows the excavating site of the Boot Hill Cemetery in Hays, Kansas. Located on a hill north of the town of Hays City Kansas, the cemetery was the first in the West to be called Boot Hill. At least seventy-nine outlaws were buried at the site.
Item Number: 214513
Call Number: FK2.E3 H.61.1885c *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214513
Built Environment - Function - Funerary - Cemetery
Built Environment - Function - Funerary - Graves/Burials
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Community services - Cemeteries and funeral services
Date - 1880s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Criminals
Places - Cities and towns - Hays
Places - Cities and towns - Hays City
Places - Counties - Ellis
Type of Material - Photographs