Dodge City Public Library

Category: Kansas Heritage Center

Exploring Dodge City’s Earliest Movies

Movies have a long history in Dodge City – one that stretches back at least 125 years, in fact. Some of the earliest showings of movies in Dodge City occurred in 1897, though the cinematic landscape of the time was…

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Dodge City History: Hamilton Bell

At the Kansas Heritage Center, we oversee and make accessible historical documents, photographs, and other materials for public use and those interested in researching the history of Dodge City and Southwest Kansas. One of these collections is made up of…

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Celebrating 115 Years of Library Service

Written by John Mason, KHC Archives Librarian This year Dodge City Public Library turns 115, and its location on 1001 Second Avenue turns forty years old. The creation of the library back in 1907 was the result of growing desires…

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