150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail

Jun 6, 2017

A stone marker signifies the spot where the Chisholm Trail and the Santa Fe Trail intersected in central Kansas.
Credit Rex Buchanan

One-hundred fifty years ago, Kansas was an undeveloped, rugged and often lawless place -- full of settlers, gamblers and gunslingers. Kansas was the very epicenter of the Wild West.

As Commentator Rex Buchanan tells us, the state was also full of another iconic symbol: cowboys.