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Cowboys

Howdy Pardners!  Come along with NeeNee and Tito as they learn about the “Golden Age of the Cowboy”.  A topic that spans a mere 40 or so years, learn about how the cattle and horses arrived in the New World, the need for beef in the east following the Civil War, expansion of the railroads, cattle free for the taking, building of the ranches, the life of a cowboy, life on the ranch – and the range, the cattle drive, wages and roles of the cowboy, cow towns, railheads, and the end of the era.
Interactive stations:

K-6: Rope making / the Chuck Wagon / Cowboy Duds
Jr / Sr High School: learn about Tall Tales, and make your own!