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Boot Hill Museum has been home to the Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame since 2002.  Each year since then five or more legendary cowboys or cowgirls have been inducted into the hall of fame.  This year the committee has chosen to select five man and wife couples of the American West into the Hall of Fame.

The Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame Committee is pleased to name the following couples for induction:

Lem & Blanche McKinney Hunter, formerly of Syracuse, Kansas, Cowboy Entertainers

Merritt & Elizabeth Beeson, formerly of Dodge City, Kansas, Cowboy Historians

Andy & Helen Ebbutt Olson, formerly of Council Grove, Kansas, Cowboy Ranchers

Pete & Elease “Boots” Tucker, Elkhart, Kansas, Rodeo Cowboys

Dee & Phyllis Scherich, McPherson, Kansas, Working Cowboys

The induction ceremony will be held on November 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the historic Guymon-Petro Restaurant in Dodge City. It is open to the public and will be posted on Boot Hill Museum’s website and facebook page.  Tickets are $20 and reservations can be made by calling Boot Hill Museum.  For more information please contact Lara Brehm, Executive Director, Boot Hill Museum, Inc. 620.227.8188

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