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Make plans now for your child to attend the 7th annual Cowboy Camp, 7/31- 8/4 from 9am- 12pm. Children ages 7-12 will experience the history and traditions of 19th century Texans post-Civil War and during the cattle-drive eras. A complete schedule of events will be released soon. Read more »

Knights of Pythias Hall, Cuero, Texas c 1903

Knights of Pythias Hall, Cuero, Texas c 1903. In 1908, a stained-glass window in the memory of Judge Sumners was placed third from left of the front of the building’s second story.

A Treasure of Cuero History Returns Home

A piece of Cuero’s history has been returned to its original home. A stained glass window, dedicated to C.A. Sumners, Sr. at the Knights of Pythias Hall, now the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum (CTHM), will be rededicated April 18. Read more »


150th Anniversary of the Chisholm Trail at Capitol

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Before the oil boom in Texas, cattle was king of the state. The Chisholm Trail was the most notable cattle driving route of the late 1800s, and DeWitt County was on that route. Cuero’s Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum (CTHM) was honored at the 150th anniversary celebration of the Chisholm Trail on Monday, March 27 at the Texas State Capitol. Read more »