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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
2015 May Flood Update
05/15/15
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)
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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?
In Texas, there were hundreds of feeder trails heading north to one of the main cattle trails. In the early 1840s, most cattle were driven up the Shawnee Trail. The Chisholm Trail was previously used by Indian hunting and raiding parties; it went north from Austin through Waco, Wardville and Fort Worth.

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