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16th Annual Pioneer Days **Nov 15 and 16, 2019**
Tuesday, January 01, 2019
Nov 15 and 16, 2019 **FREE** Come and share some Western/Texas history with us! Cowboys, Native Americans, gun fighters, Civil.... More
CTOM Fall Concert at Market Square in Downtown Cleburne
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Reserve the evening of October 26th for the Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum Fall Concert at Market Square in downtown Cleburne!.... More
2013 Big Bear Native American Museum Ground Breaking Ceremony
05/25/13

“BIG BEAR” Native American Museum Ground Breaking Ceremony was held:
When: Saturday May 25, 2013 10:00am
Where: Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum
Location: Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum
101 Chisholm Trail
Cleburne, Texas 76033

Google address is: 2929 W. Henderson Street

More Information: 817 648 1486
PROGRAM
Native Americans escorted to site by Police and Sheriff’s Dept.
Dedication Ceremony preformed by Native Americans including an Indian Princess.
Larry Liles of the Comanche Nation preformed a Cedar Smoke Ceremony assisted by
Hoppy Hopkins of the Lumbee Cherokee Nation. Representing the Apache Nation were
Frank Runningwater, Quite Dove and Art Skydancer

Ground Breaking
Native American, City and County Officials, Officials of JC Historical Commission, Officials of JC Heritage Foundation

Ceremony concluded with the firing of the big cannon by Terry's Texas Rangers & Key's Battery Confederate & Union Soldiers


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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
Did you know?
Scot-Cherokee trader Jesse Chisholm first marked the famous Chisholm Trail in 1864 for his freight wagons. It started at the confluence of the Little and Big Arkansas rivers and went to Jesse Chisholm's trading post, southwest of present day Oklahoma City.

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