Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Question: What is the name of the route Texas cowboys used between 1867 and 1884 to drive their cattle north to stockyards in Kansas?

Answer: The Chisholm Trail, named after Cherokee merchant Jesse Chisholm. It began in San Antonio and ended at the rail head in Abilene, Kansas, where cattle would be shipped east to be sold for up to ten times the amount buyers in Texas would pay.