Chisholm Trail Events
November
21
2014
Annual Pioneer Days 2014
Join us for the many activities of our annual Pioneer Days, November 21 and 22, 2014.

Mark your calendar for the Friday & Saturday before Thanksgiving in November each year. Pioneer Days will bring a host of fun, activities, food and music for the whole family at the Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum on U.S. Highway 67 in Cleburne on the west side of Lake Pat Cleburne. Planned and unplanned activities throughout the two day event.
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Buchanan-1856
Buchanan was the 2nd county seat of Johnson County. A tornado in 1858 destroyed most of the town and the water well. This caused an overflow into the cemetery which triggered an epidemic that claimed over 100 fatalities. An exodus.... Read More
Did you know?
The Chisholm Trail is named for Jesse Chisholm who had built several trading posts in what is now western Oklahoma before the Civil War. He died in 1868, too soon to ever drive cattle on the trail. Jesse died, at Johnny Two Hand Springs in Oklahoma, as a result of food poisoning from eating bear

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