Dalton Days 2009
Dalton Gang Hideout, Meade
Watch History Come Alive at Dalton Days
The Dalton Days Wild West Fest, which takes place in Meade in June, will once again host living history reenactments and gunfight competitions during the celebration. This year�s event will be officially sanctioned by the Reenactment Guild of America. It will be an open competition (one does not have to be a member of the guild to participate) but members of the guild will be given preferential treatment as to scheduling.
Dalton Gang Posse Fundraiser
Meade County Historical
The Meade County Historical Society oversees the management of the
Meade County Museum, the Sunnydale School House and Farm Implement Yard,
as well as the Dalton Gang Hideout.
Meade County Historical Society has taken another bold step in order to
assure that there will be funds for upkeep and promotion of these
facilities. With the encouragement and the funding provided by the
county's Economic Development Committee, a membership program is being
developed as an ongoing fund-raising and public awareness vehicle.
Since the nefarious deeds of the infamous Dalton Gang are the key
stimulant to nationwide interest in Meade County and since the gang's
lawlessness was furthered by their ability to come and go unseen and
unsuspected by way of the tunnel that still exists at the Hideout, the
Historical Society sees it as their civil duty to call up a "posse."
As a member of the posse, people from around the world will participate
in secret maps, clues to unfound treasure, and exciting interactive
adventures as they "chase" the Dalton Gang across the country.
Dalton Gang Posse membership cards will provide free or
substantial discounts to a variety of attractions, retailers and eateries.
Newsletters will provide clues to finding "hidden treasures" left along
the trails and prizes will be awarded to those whose clever investigation
For more information on how you or your group can become members of The
Posse, contact 620-873-2359 .