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2016 May Pow Wow
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Pow Wow honoring Native American people. May 28, 8am to 6pm, offering demonstrations, vendors, food, songs, dances and ceremonies in.... More
2016 Pioneer Days
Friday, November 18, 2016
Nov 18th and 19th, 2016 13th Annual Pioneer Days featuring historic buildings, Native American museum, cowboys, Terry's Texas Rangers Civil.... More
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02/22/20
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!*** 101 Chisholm Trail, Cleburne, 76033. We are right along Hwy 67 outside of town. HOURS: Jan 1 to March 31-WINTER HOURS Saturdays 10am to 5pm and Sundays 1pm to 5pm. Apr 1.... Read More
2015 Original Poco Bueno Saddle Found at CTOM!
04/29/16
Let me tell you a story about my first time at Chisholm Trail Museum in Cleburne, Texas. Don Decker called and ask me if I would meet him at the Museum to drop off some of my Books I wrote; No Shortcuts To Glory, so I headed out. Well when I got there Don was hanging around the Jail talking,.... Read More
2016 Official Address for CTOM!
02/22/16
IT'S OFFICIAL! We have been directed by the City of Cleburne to use our original address of 101 Chisholm Trail, Cleburne, Texas 76033! We are now in the process of changing all paperwork and Internet sites. So far, Google Maps has been the most accurate map service. Please advise any new visitors to use Google Maps! Thank you and come.... Read More
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Sandusky Place
Like many homesteads on the old Chisholm Trail, the Sandusky Place was a favorite stop for drovers for refreshing cool water drawn from their rock-lined well to trade for fresh vegetables, and hopefully, bacon and eggs. All of these were.... Read More
Did you know?
Joseph G. McCoy, a cattle buyer from Illinois, was instrumental in extending the Chisholm Trail from present day Wichita to Abilene, Kansas, to promote and establish cattle markets for thousands of Longhorn cattle from Texas. In 1867, McCoy built stockyards that he advertised throughout Texas.

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