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Julie Lee Western Art Exhibit
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Julie Lee, artist for the Big Bear Native American Museum will host an art exhibit and sale of her work.... More
2015 Pioneer Days
Friday, November 20, 2015
Nov 20th and 21st, 2015 Annual Pioneer Days featuring historic buildings, Native American museum, cowboys, Terry's Texas Rangers re-enactors, Native.... More
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08/22/20
GPS: N32* 19.379' W097* 26.947' Please remember:***We are on the west bank of Lake Pat Cleburne!*** Don't go to the next town of Keene. Don't go to Hill College on Henderson Street, although that is close to us. Some maps are WRONG! Please use Google Maps. From the I-35 Freeway in Alvarado, go south on Hwy 67 through Cleburne (toward.... Read 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.... Read More
Julie Lee Western Art Exhibit and Sale
09/12/15
Sept 12 and 13--International/Western artist Julie Lee will host a Western Art Exhibit and Sale at the Big Bear Native American Museum on the grounds of the Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum. Hours are 9am to 4pm both days. Call her at 817 487 2478 for details..... Read More
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Rocaille Ranch
During the cattle drive days, O'Neal's Trading Post, located a few yards east on a hill overlooking the "Deep Blue Hole" of the Nolan River, was the only trading post between Waco and Comanche Peak on the Brazos. William and.... Read More
Did you know?
Joseph G. McCoy, a cattle buyer from Illinois, was instrumental in extending the Chisholm Trail from present day Wichita to Abilene, Kansas, to promote and establish cattle markets for thousands of Longhorn cattle from Texas. In 1867, McCoy built stockyards that he advertised throughout Texas.

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