Chisholm Trail Events
March
28
2015
2015 Regular Hours in Effect
Regular hours take effect April 1st (no joke!) when we return to Thurs/Fri/Sat from 10am to 5pm and Sundays from 1pm to 5pm. Four days a week to come out and explore our Western town and soak up the local history! Remember we offer discount tickets on LocalSaver.com and Groupon.com for our Big Bear Native American Museum, too!
May
23
2015
Native American Pow Wow May 23
Come and enjoy an authentic Native American Pow Wow on May 23, hosted by Quiet Dove. Authentic dancing/music, arts/crafts vendors, flint knappers, blacksmith shop and buck skinners will also join us for exciting event. Plus Terry's Texas Rangers Civil War Re-encampment, Ghosts of Buzzard Flats gunfighters, pre-1840 camping, archery, kids games and various demonstrations. Lots of activities are being planned. Plan to be there!
November
20
2015
2015 Pioneer Days
Nov 20th and 21st, 2015
Annual Pioneer Days featuring historic buildings, Native American museum, cowboys, Terry's Texas Rangers re-enactors, Native Americans in full regalia, Ghosts of Buzzard Flats gunfighters, craft and food vendors. Come and explore our Western town!
2015 Event Coordinator Robert McMinn, 817 240 9535
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Godley
In 1867, Joe McCoy diverted his cattle drive around the swollen Trinity River and stranded herds to the north. From Buchanan, he pioneered an uncharted course through Godley, Cresson, Decatur and Red River Station then back to the main trail.... Read More
Did you know?
By 1870 thousands of Texas Longhorn cattle were being driven over the Chisholm Trail to the Union Pacific (later the Kansas Pacific) Railroad shipping center at Abilene. By 1871 as many as 5,000 cowboys were often paid off during a single day. Abilene became known as a rough town in the Old West.

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