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Established in 1872, Dodge City began as a center of the buffalo trade, but after 1876, Texas cattle and cowboys were the town's economic mainstay. Dodge kept them coming up the Western Trail with a free-for-all attitude that soon made it one of the most violent towns in the West. Local farmers finally closed the area to cattle drives in 1885, and the "Queen of the Cowtowns" passed into legend.

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