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Chisholm Trail Marker - Wardville Courthouse
The Wardville Courthouse was the first county seat of Johnson County, chosen in August 1854, and located on an 80 acre donation from William O'Neal. Named for Thomas William Ward (1807-72), a Republic of Texas soldier and second commissioner of.... Read More
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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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