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16th Annual Pioneer Days **Nov 15 and 16, 2019**
Tuesday, January 01, 2019
Nov 15 and 16, 2019 **FREE** Come and share some Western/Texas history with us! Cowboys, Native Americans, gun fighters, Civil.... More
CTOM Fall Concert at Market Square in Downtown Cleburne
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Reserve the evening of October 26th for the Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum Fall Concert at Market Square in downtown Cleburne!.... More
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Hours and directions to our location!
01/01/25
GPS: N32* 19.379' W097* 26.947' Please remember:***We are on the west bank of Lake Pat Cleburne right along Hwy 67 just one mile west of Texas Health Hospital!*** 101 Chisholm Trail, Cleburne, 76033. We are right along Hwy 67 outside of town. HOURS: WINTER HOURS (December/January/February) We are always CLOSED on Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays. While in our Winter Hours schedule, we are.... Read More
Big Bear Native American Museum
11/01/19
The Big Bear Native American Museum, located at the CTOM, has an excellent collection of Native American artifacts for you to see! Our admission fees are: Adults $5, Seniors (60+) $4, Kids 8-18 $2, Kids 7/Under Free. We also have Groupon deals and discount coupons at LocalSaver.com. Groups of eight or more are also discounted $1/person. The Big Bear Native.... Read More
2018 Terry Home Project begins!
05/27/18
Here is our newest project! See the photo below! Come out and watch the reconstruction of this historic building! Yes, we DO have the original bricks from the building!.... Read More
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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?
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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