Chisholm Trail Info & Photo Of Chisholm Trail Room In Austin’s Driskill Hotel
Here is a photo of the Chisholm Trail room at the Driskill Hotel in Austin.
You walk in to this meeting room and a big painting of the Chisholm Trail is on all four walls.
The Chisholm Trail was used between 1867 and 1884 to get cattle out of Texas and up to access to transport and markets in Kansas.
It can also be known as the Chisum Trail.
Here is information about Jesse Chisholm who, at the least, played a large part in establishing the trail.
Here is a biography of former Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm of New York. Ms. Chisholm was the first black woman to serve in Congress.
Here is a link to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, Oklahoma.
Here is a link to a story about the harm done to Native Americans in Oklahoma by white settlement.
Here is a brief biography of former House Speaker Jim Wright of Fort Worth.
And, since you are at a liberal blog, here is the link to the good liberal magazine The American Prospect.