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The Chisholm Trail

As It Crosses Garfield And Grant Counties In Oklahoma

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LEFT:  One of the many fencerow markers along the path of the old Chisholm Trail through Oklahoma by Bob Klemme.  Located near North Enid, this marker stands out brightly.

RIGHT:  This monument to Jesse Chisholm, the Chisholm Trail, and the old cowpunchers association was erected in 1945 along U.S. 81, north of Enid, Oklahoma.

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LEFT:  A monument to "Sewell's Stockade", a stop on the Chisholm Trail, located near Jefferson, Oklahoma.

RIGHT:  Another monument nearby that honors two cowboys who died on the trail and were buried at this location.

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LEFT:  A sign along U.S. 81 that points to the site of "Sewell's Stockade".

RIGHT:  A monument at the site of the "Skeleton Ranch" stagecoach station, located near North Enid.

Skeleton Ranch site

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LEFT:  A sign marking the place where the Chisholm Trail crosses U.S. 64 in Enid, Oklahoma.

RIGHT:  A sign at North Enid that shows the way to the site of the "Skeleton Ranch".

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LEFT:  An old, derelict motel in Enid that shows the interest in the Chisholm Trail, even many years ago.

RIGHT:  Another motel in Enid that is named after the Chisholm Trail.

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LEFT:  The modern exposition center at the Garfield County Fairgrounds, located next to North Enid, is named after the Chisholm Trail.

RIGHT:  An office building along U.S. 81 in Enid has taken the name of the trail.

Chisholm Trail sign

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LEFT:  Agricultural interests have taken the name of the trail, too. The Farm Credit agency is located along U.S. 81 in Enid.

RIGHT:  An irrigation supply company uses the name.

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LEFT:  The modern Chisholm Public School system adopted the name after the consolidation of the North Enid and Carrier school districts.

RIGHT:  A radio station in Enid is called "Chisholm Trail Broadcasting".

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