Zooming Up the Chisholm Trail: History and Heritage

A Virtual Conference

Friday, October 23, 2020
(all times are Central Time)
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  • 9:25 a.m. “Along the Chisholm Trail” – Music video featuring Jeff Davidson

  • 9:30 Call to order and welcome – Dennis Katzenmeier, International Chisholm Trail Association President

  • 9:35 Many Cultures on the Cattle Trails

  • Michael Grauer, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK

  • 10:05   Women on the Cattle Trail - Dr. Deborah Liles, Tarleton State Univ., Stephenville, TX

  • 10:15 National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum, Fort Worth, TX - Gloria Austin

  • 10:25 The Vaquero - Gene Chavez, Shawnee, KS 

  • 10:35 Questions and answers

  • 10:45 Break

  • 11 a.m. Growing Up near the Chisholm Trail in Texas – Dr. Jana Fallin, Manhattan KS

  • 11:10 Introduction – by Marcy Jarrett, Visit Enid

  • The Honorable Matt Pinnell, Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma

  • 11:40 Break for lunch on your own

  • 12:30 Business session/Officer elections

  • 1:00 Santa Fe Trail Association – Deb Goodrich

  • Legislative report – Ron Wilson

  • Greetings from the State of Kansas – Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers

  • Presentation of Robert L. Klemme Memorial Chisholm Trail Champion Awards –  to Senator Jerry Moran and Congressman Ron Estes

  • 1:30 Break

  • 1:45 Cattle Trails and the Beef industry today – Rick Roberts, moderator – Jason Skaggs - Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Michael Kelsey - Oklahoma Cattlemens Association, Matt Teagarden - Kansas Livestock Association

  • 2:30   Opportunities for Heritage Tourism – Doug Harman, moderator – Jill Campbell, Lakes Trails region executive director, Granbury, TX;  Scott Metelko, Chisholm Trail Heritage Center & Garis Gallery of the American West, Duncan, OK; Marcy Jarrett, Visit Enid, Enid, OK; Kelli Hilliard, Kansas Tourism, Topeka, KS

  • Recognition of Boy Scouts who earn the Chisholm Trail Merit Badge

  • 3:15 Adjourn

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