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14th Annual Pioneer Days
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
14th Annual Pioneer Days**Free Event** November 17th, 18th, 2017 8am to 6pm each day Come and experience life in 1854.... More
Big Bear Native American Museum Now Open
12/01/15
The Big Bear Native American Museum opened November 15, 2014 featuring a collection of Native American artifacts donated by Leonard “Big Bear” Beal. Additional artifacts supplement his collection to provide a complete overview of Native Americans in North America from their arrival over 13,000 years ago to the present. Displays feature a wide variety of artifacts including not only projectile points but also their tools, pottery, baskets, bead work, and ceremonial pieces. Artifacts, interpretive information, vintage photographs and artwork help the visitor learn about the Native American way of life prior to the arrival of the Europeans. Murals of Native American life and a portrait of Leonard "Big Bear" Beal by local artist Julie Lee create a natural setting for the museum's artifacts. Also featured in the museum is a scavenger hunt for children to find and identify animal tracks, so bring the whole family for an enjoyable, educational adventure before visiting the Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum.
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Sandusky Place
Like many homesteads on the old Chisholm Trail, the Sandusky Place was a favorite stop for drovers for refreshing cool water drawn from their rock-lined well to trade for fresh vegetables, and hopefully, bacon and eggs. All of these were.... Read More
Did you know?
The Chisholm Trail was finally closed by barbed wire and an 1885 Kansas quarantine law; by 1884, its last year, it was open only as far as Caldwell, in southern Kansas. In its brief existence it had been followed by more than five million cattle and a million mustangs, the greatest migration of livestock in

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