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all-day Delayed Opening: Looking Through...
Delayed Opening: Looking Through...
Apr 2 – Jun 30 all-day
Delayed Opening: Looking Through Indian Eyes
This exhibit opening is delayed. *COVID19 pandemic “Looking Through Indian Eyes” will feature the art of Brent Learned, who is a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. The show is April 2[...]

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Cotton Electric donation to benefit Heritage Center’s education department


Cotton Electric Charitable Foundation made a $500 donation to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, Monday, July 15, 2019. This grant will allow the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center to maintain and increase outreach to students in a 100-mile radius of the facility in Duncan.
Accepting the grant on behalf of the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, are, from left, student Madisyn Lowry, educators Mary Lowry and Cindy Parks, Executive Director Stacy Moore, and Education Coordinator Leah Mulkey and board member Rick Duncan. Cotton Electric Staff Assistant Shane Bowers and CEO Jennifer Meason made the presentation. 
The Chisholm Trail Heritage Association is a 501c3 non-profit. Your contributions to our programs and exhibits are tax-deductible.
Consider the Center in your estate and planned giving allocations. Email: or call 580-252-6692.

Bison exhibit: A visual, interactive attraction

An 1878 book encased in acrylic shows a portrait illustration of an American Bison, another case features bison products such as jerky and socks, and bison toys and furs give children and adult guests a chance to touch and explore. Those are only a few of the many pieces in the exhibit, Bison: Ancient. Massive. Wild., open through July 29.

Working together, dedicated board members and staff succeeded in opening the exhibit three days ahead of the official May 24 date.

“It is our largest exhibit to have here at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center,” said Executive Director Stacy Cramer Moore. “It comes from the Kaufmann Museum in Kansas and the National Buffalo Foundation.”

Did You Know?

The American bison has been here for at least 500,000 years. The largest, Bison latifrons, an Ice Age giant, stood more than 8 feet tall, with horns that spanned more than 7 feet.… Continue reading