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Chairman’s Update: Fall 2016

social-graph-image-logo_200x200Recognizing anniversaries are integral events in our lives. I’m often reminded how a child’s birthday, a death date of a loved one, or a wedding anniversary can play a significant role in marking the pace in our lives or the lives of others. The dates allow us to remember loved ones and to acknowledge that time does not lay dormant whether you like it or not. Which brings us to the year 2017, when historians will recognize and celebrate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Chisholm Trail.

Much has been written about this great era in American history and the now anonymous cowboys that experienced the adventure of their lives. In the broader scope of things, the cattle drives up the Chisholm and Great Western cattle trails have become much more than a few thousand head of ‘beeves’ driven from so many trail heads in Texas to markets in Kansas…. Read more »

 

Cuero Citizens Chat with Mayor Sara Meyer at CTHM-Hosted August 2016 ‘Coffee With The Mayor’ and Open House

Cuero Mayor Sara Post Meyer

Cuero Mayor Sara Post Meyer

The Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum hosted the August 2016 monthly community event ‘Coffee With The Mayor’, its second this year, on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. From 9:30 to 10:30 AM, citizens met in the Wofford Room of the second-floor Friar Thomas Community Facility Center and chatted with Mayor Sara Post Meyer…. Read more »

 

Cuero-Area Children Explore, Learn, and Discover ‘Happy Trails’ at CTHM’s Sixth Annual Cowboy Camp, August 2016

Cowboy Camp 2016 Campers and Volunteers

Cowboy Camp 2016 Campers and Volunteers

The Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum hosted its sixth annual Cowboy Camp the week of August 1-5, 2016 with approximately three-dozen campers between the ages of 7 and 12 attending. During the five-day camp, which took place from 9:00 AM to noon each day, young buckaroos from the Cuero area participated in hands-on activities and were treated to talks and demonstrations by guest speakers and storytellers from around South Central Texas. This year’s event was once again organized and presented by Cowboy Camp program director Candy Glidden, CTHM board member and retired schoolteacher…. Read more »

View Cowboy Camp 2016 photos here!