Chisholm Trail Events
September
12
2015
Julie Lee Western Art Exhibit
Julie Lee, artist for the Big Bear Native American Museum will host an art exhibit of her work Sept 12-13 at the CTOM. Call her @ 817 487 2478 for details!
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 - Bennett's Ranch
As a Chisholm Trail campsite from 1866 to 1890, the Bennett Ranch witnessed the passage of the greatest movement of animals under the control of man in history. In the early days, three large trees marked the trail which was.... 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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