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Participate with the Chisholm Trail museum
 
Along with our large pavilion and unique Engine BBQ Smoker the entire Outdoor Museum makes an ideal setting for your family or corporate outings. We have also had weddings, board meetings and over seven thousand school kids on field trips. We have many groups travel on bus tours visit and spend the day or just a short time with us. Our guest book reveals people from all over the world. We have had schools, senior groups, Boy Scouts, Campfire Girls, military groups, motorcycle groups, church groups, classic car groups and blacksmiths just to name a few.

We are looking for volunteer docents to give tours and answer questions as tourists visit this historic site. If you would like to become involved with the museum, ask one of our volunteers for more information or call our Docent Coordinator, Bill Pfeiffer at 817 933 1747.

Annual membership dues for the JCHF are $20. Membership year begins January 1st each year.
There is a yearly membership meeting and dinner during Pioneer Days in November.

The Outdoor Museum is a project of Johnson County Heritage Foundation and is endorsed by Cleburne Chamber of Commerce and Johnson County Historical Commission.

JCHF is an all volunteer 501 (c)(3) foundation with the exception of the Big Bear Native American Museum.
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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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