County historical commission releases new Chisholm Trail book

Learn more about Montague County’s place along the Chisholm Trail at a book signing for the Montague County Historical Commission’s latest publication at Tales ‘N’ Trails Museum on April 18.
The event will feature not only the new book, “Up the Chisholm Trail The Cattle Trails of Montague County,” but the Joe Benton collection of letters written by men who actual rode the trail.
The book signing and presentation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Joe Benton Room of TNT at 1522 E. U.S. Highway 82 in Nocona. The book is available for purchase for $30.
During the event guests will be able to talk to the authors who did extensive research and collaboration on this book. The historical commission authored this scholarly work as part of the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail.
This book explores the trail, discussed the men who braved its dangers and the communities such as Red River Station which thrived with the trail herds and died as railroads arrived.