March 27, 2012
Weatherford, Texas is a historic town with a rich western heritage. A tradition in Weatherford that dates back to the late 1800s is First Monday Trade Days. Known as one of the oldest open-aired markets in Texas, First Monday Trade Days is a traditional monthly event in Weatherford. In the late 1800s, local farmers, ranchers, and merchants would buy, sell or trade livestock, handmade goods, produce, and other items to large crowds who gathered during the monthly legal trials at the courthouse.