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Annual Pioneer Days 2014
Friday, November 21, 2014
Join us for the many activities of our annual Pioneer Days, November 21 and 22, 2014. Mark your calendar for.... More
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2014 Planned Grand Opening of the Big Bear Native American Museum
09/11/14
We are proud to announce the planned grand opening of the Big Bear Native American Museum for Saturday, November 15 at 10am! Be among the first in the community to attend this very special event! All staff members will be present to offer tours of the property which will now include this special Native American museum! Please join us!.... Read More
2014 Chesapeake Energy Donation-Big Bear Museum
09/07/14
Heather Scoggins, Community Relations Manager for Chesapeake Energy presented Board Chairman David Murdoch with a donation check at the Buffalo Level on September 4, 2014. This much appreciated donation will go toward the interior completion of the Big Bear Native American Museum which has a tentative opening date of early November. Thank you to everyone at Chesapeake Energy!.... Read More
2014 La Moderna Company Reception
07/12/14
Together with the city of Cleburne, we hosted a visit, presentation, gunfight and dinner for approximately 80-100 people of the La Moderna Company of Mexico, who will be opening a large distribution facility in Cleburne. This was the final stop after a weekend of touring various locations in and around town. .... Read More
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Bennett's Ranch
As a Chisholm Trail campsite from 1866 to 1890, the Bennett Ranch witnessed the passage of the greatest movement of animals under the control of man in history. In the early days, three large trees marked the trail which was.... 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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