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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
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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