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Annual Pioneer Days 2014
Friday, November 21, 2014
Join us for the many activities of our annual Pioneer Days, November 21 and 22, 2014. Mark your calendar for.... More
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La Moderna Company Reception
07/12/14
Together with the city of Cleburne, we hosted a visit, presentation, gunfight and dinner for approximately 80-100 people of the La Moderna Company of Mexico, who will be opening a large distribution facility in Cleburne. This was the final stop after a weekend of touring various locations in and around town. .... Read More
2014 History of Wardville
06/20/14
JOHNSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE The log cabin at Wardville is the first courthouse in Johnson County constructed with logs drifted down the Nolan River in 1855 for a cost of $49.00. The courthouse remained at Wardville for two years until it was moved to the new county seat at Buchanan. During the War of Northern Aggression the courthouse was sold to.... Read More
2014 Big Bear Museum Donation--Grizzly Bear Level
06/07/14
Board Chairman David Murdoch accepted a donation check from Curtis and Gayle White of Cleburne yesterday. The Whites donated *above* the Grizzly Bear Level for the construction of the Big Bear Museum which is going up at the Chisholm Trail Museum. Come and see our progress! Thank you Curtis and Gayle!.... Read More
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Nolan River Crossing
Crossing a small or large tributary was difficult for drovers with a herd of wild South Texas Longhorns that had been grazing undisturbed for some 300 years since being introduced by Columbus on his second voyage in 1494 and Cortez.... Read More
Did you know?
The first herd to follow the future Chisholm Trail to Abilene belonged to O. W. Wheeler and his partners, who in 1867 bought 2,400 steers in San Antonio.

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