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Upcoming Events
Fall Museum School 2015--Every Saturday in October
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Fall Museum School, inside the Big Bear Museum, from 9am to 10:30am every Saturday in October. Call 817 793 4625.... More
2015 Pioneer Days
Friday, November 20, 2015
Nov 20th and 21st, 2015 12th Annual Pioneer Days featuring historic buildings, Native American museum, cowboys, Terry's Texas Rangers Civil.... More
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Directions to our location!
GPS: N32* 19.379' W097* 26.947' Please remember:***We are on the west bank of Lake Pat Cleburne right on Hwy 67 just one mile west of Texas Health Hospital!*** Don't go to the next town of Keene. Don't go to Hill College on Henderson Street, although that is close to us. Keep going south on Hwy 67. Some maps are WRONG!.... Read More
Big Bear Native American Museum Now Open
The Big Bear Native American Museum opened November 15, 2014 featuring a collection of Native American artifacts donated by Leonard “Big Bear” Beal. Additional artifacts supplement his collection to provide a complete overview of Native Americans in North America from their arrival over 13,000 years ago to the present. Displays feature a wide variety of artifacts including not only projectile.... Read More
Julie Lee Western Art Exhibit and Sale
Sept 12 and 13--International/Western artist Julie Lee will host a Western Art Exhibit and Sale at the Big Bear Native American Museum on the grounds of the Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum. Regular site hours. Call her at 817 487 2478 for details..... Read More
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Wardville Courthouse
The Wardville Courthouse was the first county seat of Johnson County, chosen in August 1854, and located on an 80 acre donation from William O'Neal. Named for Thomas William Ward (1807-72), a Republic of Texas soldier and second commissioner of.... Read More
Did you know?
The Chisholm Trail was finally closed by barbed wire and an 1885 Kansas quarantine law; by 1884, its last year, it was open only as far as Caldwell, in southern Kansas. In its brief existence it had been followed by more than five million cattle and a million mustangs, the greatest migration of livestock in

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