Cowboys and Cattlemen
Wide open spaces, the hard-working cowboy, his spirited cow pony, and vast herds of cattle are among the strongest symbols of the American West. Once the headquarters of a 10 million acre cattle empire, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site preserves these symbols and commemorates the role of cattlemen in American history.Read More
Did You Know?
Cowboys came from many cultures. Some were Americans from the east, and others were immigrants from European countries. More than one quarter of all cowboys were African American.