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Dalton Defender Days

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-This year's festival will feature the famous Dalton Raid reenactments, Heart of the Heartland Train rides, chili cook-off and salsa competition, food vendors, kid's games and activities, shotgun weddings, arts and crafts, the OK Car Club car show, team roping and Cowboy Trade Days at the fairgrounds.

Dalton Defenders Days celebrates that fateful day of October 5, 1892 when the Dalton Gang was defeated in Coffeyville Kansas. The Dalton Gang attempted to rob two banks in Coffeyville and all but one of them was shot and killed. We celebrate the four towns people who gave their lives defending Coffeyville.

Dalton Defender Days


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Reenactments

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Death Alley and Jail

Walk the same path taken by the Daltons in 1892

Coffeyville, KS Historical Markers

Brown Mansion Museum

You will take a step back in time to the elegant lifestyle of the early 1900's when you visit the Brown Mansion listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Completed in 1907 by W. P. Brown, the four-floor, 16 room Mansion contains the original furniture, wall and floor coverings.

Coffeyville, KS Museums


Elmwood Cemetery

Visit Elmwood Cemetery and see the grave site of three members of the Dalton Gang. An old hitching post marks the graves. Emmett Dalton, the lone survivor of the gang, returned to Coffeyville many years after the raid and placed a permanent marker on the graves.

Coffeyville, KS Cemeteries

Aviation Heritage Museum

Aviation MuseumDedicated to early aviation and pioneer pilots of the area, the Aviation Heritage Museum features memorabilia from the Coffeyville Air Base, a Funk airplane and Breezy, owned by Joe Funk and donated to the museum, plus many other displays. The museum is housed in a 1930'

Coffeyville, KS Museums

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