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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 Pioneer Days
11/24/15
Our largest event in our history, the 12th Annual Pioneer Days was a huge success! We had 1325 students on 21 school buses on Friday plus all the families on Saturday. Be sure to check our photos in the 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
Did you know?
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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