Chisholm Trail Photo Gallery
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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
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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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