Cowboys and Comanches on the Great Western Trail: A Time to Heal

Oct 8, 2021
12:25 PM
Will Cradduck
Longhorns like those driven along the trail, now found at Fort Griffin State Historic Site (Albany, Texas)

Former warriors from opposing cultures met in a tenuous peace as Texans, whether white, black, or brown, pushed their cattle past Doan's Store on the south side of Red River west of present Vernon, Texas, where a ford over what the Comanches called "the big sandy" made it easy to cross onto the Kiowa, Comanche, Apache Reservation. read more