The city was a southern terminus of the Chisholm Trail. One of Texas' oldest Protestant churches, Emanuel Episcopal Church is at Church and Walnut streets. The Texas Legislature named Lockhart the "Barbecue Capital of Texas," and the city's four barbecue establishments are popular with visitors. The Chisholm Trail Roundup is held in June. Other festivals include the Tolbert Chili Championship, Evening With the Authors, Speaking of the Dead and A Dickens Christmas in Lockhart.

Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat.

702 S. Commerce St.





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