Midwest Meetings Magazine, February 17, 2017
"The Chisholm Trail, celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2017, played a significant role in creating towns in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas after the Civil War. The cattle markets were in Kansas and so was the railroad, which shipped the beef back East. Beginning in 1867, vast herds of cattle were driven up to the Chisholm Trail from Texas to Wichita and other cowtowns of Kansas."
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