Chisholm Trail Photo Gallery
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Buchanan-1856
Buchanan was the 2nd county seat of Johnson County. A tornado in 1858 destroyed most of the town and the water well. This caused an overflow into the cemetery which triggered an epidemic that claimed over 100 fatalities. An exodus.... Read More
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The Chisholm Trail was the major route out of Texas for livestock. Although it was used only from 1867 to 1884, the Longhorn cattle driven north along it provided a steady source of income that helped the impoverished state recover from the Civil War.

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