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Date:
April 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018
Time:
All Day
Location:
Museum Temporary Gallery
Address:
200 SE Fourth Street
Abilene, KS 67410

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Chisholm Trail 150th: The Cowtown that Raised a President

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Celebrate the Chisholm Trail Sesquicentennial as part of the tri-state celebration with Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. See rare artifacts and historic photographs. Learn about the “square meal,” “real McCoy,” origins of the cowboy boot, and “the wickedest town in the West.” Discover stories behind the legends of T.C. McInerney, Bear River Smith, and Wild Bill Hickok among others. Find out why Dwight Eisenhower developed a love for all things western and the Cowtown that raised a President!