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CT150 - Chisholm Trail 150 Kickoff Event

April 1st, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Contact Number: 580.237.1907
Location: Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S 4th

Chisholm Trail 150th Anniversary logoJoin us as we kickoff our year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail inside Humphrey Heritage Village.

There will be Chisholm Trail related games for the kids to play, pony rides, square dancing, tours of the buildings and a beans and cornbread lunch served over an open fire.

At 1 p.m. Joseph McCoy will be making a presentation in the historic church convincing guests to drive their cattle to Abilene., Kansas Prior to the presentation Joseph and Sarah McCoy will be working the crowd encouraging people to attend the presentation. McCoy was a cattleman who purchased a small village on the rail line, named it Abilene, and encouraged cowboys to drive their cattle from Texas to Abilene on what would become the Chisholm Trail.

Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for students. Children ages 5 and younger admitted free.