The Johnson County War tour follows the route of the Invaders of 1892, beginning at the KC Fight Site in Kaycee. The tour continues by bus, stopping at the Tisdale and Jones assassination sites. Lunch is enjoyed at the historic TA Ranch.
ABOUT THE MUSEUMHoofprints of the Past Museum was founded in 1989 by a group of Kaycee volunteers in order to preserve the unique local cultural heritage of Kaycee and the surrounding countryside. That heritage includes Native Americans, the Bozeman Trail, Trappers, Traders, and Pioneers, Fort Reno, German Missionaries settlement, and the Portuguese Houses site, conflicts with natives such as the Dull Knife Battle, the Cattle Boom, Cattle Barons and Frewen Castle, the Johnson County War, the Outlaw Era, the Hole in the Wall Gang, Butch Cassidy, Sundance Kid, Kid Curry, and other local outlaws.
Visit the historic sites of the Hole in the Wall, where outlaws like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid hid from the law.
This tour will provide a fascinating overview of Kaycee area western history, from the Native Americans through the Outlaw Period while showcasing some of the museum’s most priceless artifacts at the museum. Perfect for tour operators!
The Bozeman Trail tour travels the historic sites along the Powder River and Bozeman Trail east of Kaycee. Fur Trading posts, forts, and battles, are just some of the history covered on this tour.
Our museum gift shop recently added many beautiful items from artist Mary Cunningham, former Kaycee resident for many years. We hope you stop in and take a look. These are perfect for gifts or just to treat yourself.
We enjoyed a beautiful day on Powder River east of Kaycee seeing the sites of the Bozeman Trail and other early frontier sites. Thank you to all who attended in support of the museum, and all the landowners, speakers, and volunteers who made the day possible. Thank you!