Boot Hill Cemetery
. . . in Hays City, Kansas USA
We are rounding up folklore
to publish a book.
Holler if you have some
juicy tidbits to share.
Meanwhile, sit a spell on the
blog page and take a gander
at the Old West tales about
Boot Hill that we have unearthed.
The Homesteader statue by local
sculpture artist Pete Felton
is located in a memorial park at
18th and Fort Street in Hays, Kansas
founded in 1974 by the
Focusing on Hays City: 1868-1874
Almost immediately after moving to Hays, Kansas,
Dr. Jane Talkington became mesmerized by the
legend around the Boot Hill cemetery located amongst
the neighborhoods around 18th Street and Fort Street.
After finding bits and pieces of this fascinating story,
she soon realized Old West history needed a book
that compiled the available information about
Boot Hill in Hays City, Kansas.
Dr. Talkington inherited her love of history from her mother, an antique collector, and from her father, who has written books about cemeteries. He also created the indispensable COUSIN FINDER™ genealogy chart, now available $13.64 on Amazon.
Don’t Be a Stranger, Contact Us:
600 Park Street, #206 McCartney Hall
Hays, Kansas 67601
HaysCityBootHill AT SYMBOL gmail DOT COM
Phone or Text: 785-592-1712 (Central Time)