Buffalo Bill Cody burial debated

Two experts debate the burial wishes of the iconic Buffalo Bill Cody


August 25, 2022

A dozen or so avid historians gathered to hear two experts debate where Buffalo Bill Cody wanted to be buried and dispel some of the rumors that have circulated for over 100 years.

The first speaker Steve Friesan was the director of the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave in Golden, Colorado for 22 years. He has consulted records and examined photographs of the day Cody was laid to rest in 1917 surrounded by the grieving public and fanfare befitting a celebrity.

A century later, there are still skeptics that insist Buffalo Bill was buried somewhere atop Cedar Mountain outside of Cody, Wyoming....

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