Chisholm Trail Photo Gallery
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Nolan River Fire Department
From this high point overlooking the Nolan River Valley, two feeder trails emerged from the west. Arriving here above the lowlands, the herds could graze through the night adding extra weight so they would be easier to handle during the.... 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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