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15th Annual Pioneer Days
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
15th Annual Pioneer Days**Free Event** November 16th, 17th, 18th, 2018 8am to 6pm each day Come and experience life in.... More
2018 Market Days at BBM/CTOM, April through October
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Join us for Market Days, April through October! On the 4th Saturday of the month, the Big Bear Native American.... More
2015 May Flood Update
Flooding has receded. Grounds are still wet. We need to limit access for two weeks while the ground dries. Will accept the generous offers of a 'clean up day' efforts and will announce a day/time soon. Please check back here or follow us on Facebook! (facebook.com/chisholmtrailmuseum)
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
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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