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2016 Pioneer Days
Friday, November 18, 2016
Nov 18-20, 2016 13th Annual Pioneer Days featuring historic buildings, Native American museum, cowboys, Terry's Texas Rangers Civil War re-encampment,.... More
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GPS: N32* 19.379' W097* 26.947' Please remember:***We are on the west bank of Lake Pat Cleburne right on 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: Jan 1 to March 31-WINTER HOURS Saturdays 10am to 5pm and Sundays 1pm to 5pm. Apr 1.... Read More
2015 Original Poco Bueno Saddle Found at CTOM!
Let me tell you a story about my first time at Chisholm Trail Museum in Cleburne, Texas. Don Decker called and ask me if I would meet him at the Museum to drop off some of my Books I wrote; No Shortcuts To Glory, so I headed out. Well when I got there Don was hanging around the Jail talking,.... Read More
2016 Official Address for CTOM!
IT'S OFFICIAL! We have been directed by the City of Cleburne to use our original address of 101 Chisholm Trail, Cleburne, Texas 76033! We are now in the process of changing all paperwork and Internet sites. So far, Google Maps has been the most accurate map service. Please advise any new visitors to use Google Maps! Thank you and come.... 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?
By 1870 thousands of Texas Longhorn cattle were being driven over the Chisholm Trail to the Union Pacific (later the Kansas Pacific) Railroad shipping center at Abilene. By 1871 as many as 5,000 cowboys were often paid off during a single day. Abilene became known as a rough town in the Old West.

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