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Dalton Gang Hideout, Meade
(3.9/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Meade's major tourist attraction, the Dalton Gang Hideout, was formerly the home of Eva Dalton Whipple, sister to the infamous Dalton Gang.

Eva Dalton came to Meade in the mid 1880's, and was married to J.N. Whipple, a Meade merchant, in 1887. Whipple built the house which still stands at the corner of Pearlette and Green Streets in Meade for his bride.

Years after the couple left Meade a deep rain wash covered with timbers and earth was discovered; a tunnel from the house to the barn built into the hillside below. Legend has it the tunnel was used by the gang to come and go undetected by the law.
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  • We saw a brochure for this and realized it was on our way across 54 in Meade, KS. It is well worth the $5.00! You can visit the museum and gift shop that is in the barn, hear the history of the area f...  more »
  • If your interested in the old west then you should stop and see this. You get to tour the house and grounds, walk through the escape tunnel, and there is a small but interesting museum. The "Old Town"...  more »
  • We decided to visit Meade because of the interest and the history of the Dalton Gang. The little house where their sister lived has many original furnishings and the underground tunnel has an interest...  more »
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  • History Buff's Bucket List item... Walking through the "escape tunnel." Talk to the proprietor... wealth of information on the Old West. Nice little museum upstairs with a 2-headed calf on display as well as an albino raccoon.
  • Although they were closed, we still walked around to look things over. Looks well maintained.
  • Very interesting. Owner was very hospitable. The tunnel and museum items were awesome!
  • Very friendly awesome town
  • Great historic place to stop and visit. Very interesting and amazingly priced.