Dodge City Trail of Fame
The Dodge City Trail of Fame, Inc. is a walking tour of the Old Dodge City National Historic District. The trail is marked with bronze sidewalk medallions and statuary to commemorate the many famous and infamous denizens of historic Dodge City. Additionally, many medallions are dedicated to notable movie and television stars who have portrayed famous Dodge Citians. Start your walking tour at the Dodge City Convention and Visitors Bureau Information Center on Wyatt Earp Blvd near Boot Hill and Applebee's. Trail maps are available at the visitor's center. Free personal guided tours with Special US Marshal Charlie Meade may be arranged for your group at any time. Call the marshal at: 620-253-9231 or contact the Dodge City Trail of Fame at 620-561-1925.
- True West Magazine selected us Best Historic
Town Tour for 2016 and 2017!!
Sidewalk medallions and statues along Dodge City’s Trail of Fame commemorate the city’s famous and infamous denizens—and the actors who have portrayed them. Some celebrities have signed and left handprints in the concrete near their medallions. Pick up a map for the free walking tour at the information center.
The Trail depends on charitable donations to remain open and active.
You can help with a tax deductible contribution!
The life sized bronze sculpture of Matt Dillon (James Arness) by famous sculptor Tony Cipriano will be unveiled and dedicated onSunday July 30th in Historic Downtown Dodge City. There will be a public dedication of the statue at that time attended by GUNSMOKE fans from everywhere including Mrs. James Arness and sculptor Tony Cipriano. A banquet follows that evening in the historic Santa Fe Depot and El Vaquero dining room. Seating is limited to 70 and will be done by email reservation only. See the link on left of this page.
The Dodge City Trail of Fame has commissioning a life sized sculpture of iconic actor James Arness (Matt Dillon) to be installed in Dodge City's Historic Downtown! Artist Tony Cipriano of Long Island, New York is the sculptor and both the maquettes (miniatures) and the life sized version are cast a Degginger's Foundry, Topeka, KS. To finance the sculpture we can accept your generous donation in return for which you will receive a 22" miniature (maquette) of the statue or an 11" bust of Matt Dillon in one of several different materials. A portion of the donation is tax deductible as a charitable contribution. These are already becoming popular items! Click HERE for more information and to order yours before they are all gone!Janet Zoble of Topeka, Kansas sculpted this amazing statue and it was cast at Degginger's Foundry in Topeka, brought to Dodge City and installed on April 21st, 2015. To help finance the sculpture we are selling 14" tall numbered special limited edition miniatures of it (see picture below). The first batch of these maquettes (12 of them) are $1,500 ea, but the price will likely increase for later editions. CONTACT us to reserve yours now! Six of them are already gone! Top of page READ HERE! There will only be 50 of these commemorative revolvers and over half of them are already gone. Contact us ASAP to reserve yours!
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