The Trail Boss

The Trail Boss (HMYKD)

Location: Ogallala, NE 69153 Keith County
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N 41° 7.959', W 101° 43.549'

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This statue pays tribute to those courageous men who came up the Texas Trail and recognizes the role of the trail drives played in establishing the beef industry in the northern plains.

Boot Hill, Ogallala's Pioneer Cemetery, established in the 1870s, was restored by the Ogallala Jaycees in 1963 in cooperation with the Keith County Historical Society.

Although the bodies were removed to the "new" Ogallala cemetery in the early 1900s, three coffins and bodies were discovered during excavation work in 1978. The bodies were later reburied at the Ogallala Cemetery.

Sculpture by Robert SummersDedicated May 21, 2007By Keith County Visitors Committee

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HM NumberHMYKD
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByKeith County Visitors Committee
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 3:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 271203 N 4557064
Decimal Degrees41.13265000, -101.72581667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 7.959', W 101° 43.549'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 7' 57.54" N, 101° 43' 32.94" W
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Area Code(s)308
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1009 Parkhill Dr, Ogallala NE 69153, US
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