Presentation on theme: "Dodge City, Kansas By Jarrett S.. Population and Race Population (27,921) 81% White 54% Hispanic 45 % Non-Hispanic 1% Black or African American 3% Asian."— Presentation transcript:
Beginning Dodge City was along the Santé Fe Trail which was the main commercial route between Franklin, Missouri, and Santé Fe, New Mexico, until 1880. In 1871 Henry L. Sitler built the first structure on the future site of Dodge City. In June of 1872 Dodge City was founded 5 miles west of Fort Dodge. George M. Hoover had the first businessa whiskey bar built out of sod and boards. It quickly became a trade center for travelers and buffalo hunters. By August of 1872 businessmen, leaders, military men from Forts Riley, Dodge, and Leavenworth, and the town company started town development. It was first named Buffalo City but they changed the name because another city had the name. By September of 1872 new railroads going through Dodge initiated tremendous growth. Now there were 2 grocery stores, a saloon, general merchandise stores, dance hall, restaurant, barber shop, and blacksmith shop.
Colleges and Schools Dodge City Community College-mascot Conquistadors-colors gold and purple Beeson Elementary Central Elementary Linn Elementary Miller Elementary Northwest Elementary Ross Elementary Soule Elementary Sunnyside Elementary Wilroad Gardens Elementary Comanche Middle School-mascot-Coyotes Dodge City Middle School-mascot-Cardinals Dodge City High School-mascot-Red Demons
Top 10 Restaurants 1.Saigon Bistro 2.The Pancake House Inn 3.Bad Habits Sports Bar and Grill 4.Mariah Hills Steak & Ale 5.Sarochas Thai Restaurant 6.Taco Jalisco 7.Casey Cow Town Club 8.Central Club Station & Grill 9.Casa Alvarez 10.Dodge House Restaurant
Main Attractions Boot Hill Museum Boot Hill Casino Dodge City Zoo Kansas Teachers Hall of Fame Fort Dodge Gunfighters Wax Museum Carnegie Arts Center Kansas Heritage Center Ghost Tours
What Its Famous For Its famous for its rich history as a frontier town and for being the most wicked town in the Old West.
Fun Facts Dodge City is the windiest city in in the U.S. with an average wind speed of 14 mph. Wyatt Earp, James Butler, and William B. Masterson were all legendary lawmen that kept peace in Dodge City. All places of business are required to provide a horse water trough.