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... Wichita, Kansas. It had numerous feeder routes from southern Texas—gathering into one main trail heading directly north. These all met at Red River Station on the northern border of Texas. From here the trail crossed Indian Territory [Oklahoma] heading northward, and branched toward Dodge City, Abilene, and Wichita – all in Kansas.
The single most important segment of the Chisholm Trail was the crossing of the ...
... 10 NY, NJ, PA, OH, IN, IL, MO, KS, OK, TX
Greetings from Gainesville, TX. Formerly Liberty, TX it was renamed when they found out that there already was a Liberty TX some 318 miles to the southeast.
Gainesville gained infamy when in 1862, 40 men were hanged for being Union sympathizers and slavery abolitionists. Although the Texas papers generally applauded ...
... would have taken place in that chapel and her father married his next wife in that little chapel.
My mother and I found her grandmother’s grave several years ago but she was only putting together the information on her mother at that time. This trip I took my 13 year old granddaughter as it seemed a good time to show her some of her family history.
After the conference ended we went to Denton and found Chinns Chapel using Google ...
... these really cute baseball tee style "Greatest School on Earth" circus-themed shirts. Elisa and I kept asking people how we could get a couple of shirts for ourselves, but I think everyone kept thinking we were kidding. We weren’t!
It’s nice to be on a large lot and have some space to stretch out. We have Nick on one side of us and no one on the other side and we’re really close to the back entrance to the ...
... little more than a cloak, a hat, a walking stick, and a few scallop shells, the sign of the trail. To keep up the history of the path, villages, churches, and monasteries grew up along the trail that nightly open their doors to tired pilgrims. Today the trail is much the same. Travelers, artists, photographers, journalists, walk the trail as a part of their life journey.
I first heard of the pilgrimage through ...
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