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15th Annual Pioneer Days
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
15th Annual Pioneer Days**Free Event** November 16th, 17th, 2018 8am to 6pm each day Come and experience life in 1854.... 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 Notice of Winter Hours **January/March
01/01/15
We are going to winter hours beginning January 4, 2015 until April 1st, depending upon the weather. Winter hours will be Saturdays from 10am to 5pm and Sundays from 1pm to 5pm. This is for the entire property, including the Big Bear Native American Museum.
Private tours by appointment, Randolph Garner 817 648 2815 / Diane Gilbert 817 648 0989.
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Nolan River Crossing
Crossing a small or large tributary was difficult for drovers with a herd of wild South Texas Longhorns that had been grazing undisturbed for some 300 years since being introduced by Columbus on his second voyage in 1494 and Cortez.... Read More
Did you know?
By 1870 thousands of Texas Longhorn cattle were being driven over the Chisholm Trail to the Union Pacific (later the Kansas Pacific) Railroad shipping center at Abilene. By 1871 as many as 5,000 cowboys were often paid off during a single day. Abilene became known as a rough town in the Old West.

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