and include a link to the page and details about the problem. Boot Hill also appears in the first person shooter video game Borderlands 2, located in 'The Dust', and playing home to a 'truxican standoff'. Verify and try again. Some say it was one of the most unprovoked murders ever committed, and that Denver had not the slightest cause to kill, but did it out of pure cussedness when no one was looking. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. Several themes from Bob Dylan’s soundtrack album "Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid" (1973) contain the verse "Up to Boot Hill they'd like to send ya". Please do not create memorial pages in this defunct Boot Hill Cemetery. Currently, the Boothill Graveyard is open to the public for a $3 fee, and is a popular stop for tourists visiting Tombstone. The spreadsheet upload feature is disabled during this preview version of Find a Grave. Your email address will not be published. Dodge City Boot Hill Cemetery, courtesy Boot Hill Museum. . Resend Activation Email. The term became commonplace throughout the Old West, with some Boot Hills becoming famous, such as Dodge City, Kansas, Tombstone, Arizona, and Deadwood, South Dakota. There was not much said about this fight, I think because a soldier by the name of Hennessey was killed. One of the wounded crawled off into the weeds where he was found next day, and, strange to say, he got well, although he was shot all to pieces. They were buried with their boots on—hence the name of the not-so-hallowed ground. They are now all resting side by side, like one happy family, at the lower end of (the now defunct) Prairie Grove Cemetery, northwest of the city. Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in.