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15th Annual Pioneer Days
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
15th Annual Pioneer Days**Free Event** November 16th, 17th, 2018 8am to 6pm each day Come and experience life in Wardville.... More
2018 Market Days at BBM/CTOM, April through October
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Join us for Market Days, April through October! On the 4th Saturday of the month, the Big Bear Native American.... 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 American Museum has it's own Web site: bigbearmuseum.com and it's own Facebook page: Big Bear Native American Museum. You may also contact Pat Kriener @ 817 793 4625 for info. They operate the same hours as the rest of the CTOM. REGULAR HOURS: March 1-end of Pioneer Days (every November) Thur/Fri/Sat, 10am to 5pm. Sundays from 1pm to 5pm. Our WINTER HOURS begin the Monday after Pioneer Days to Feb 28/29: Saturdays 10am to 5pm and Sundays 1pm to 5pm. We do close during severe weather. Please call if you have any questions! Come and see us!
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Chisholm Trail Marker - Buchanan-1856
Buchanan was the 2nd county seat of Johnson County. A tornado in 1858 destroyed most of the town and the water well. This caused an overflow into the cemetery which triggered an epidemic that claimed over 100 fatalities. An exodus.... 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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