Step back into Frontier Texas circa 1850
Burnet County Heritage Society at a Glance
Our vision- Connecting the past with the present and the future
The Burnet County Heritage Society is the caretaker of Fort Croghan, an early United States military fort from 1849-1852 that protected the pioneers on the frontier. Our mission is to preserve and promote Burnet County history. We host living history days including Fort Croghan Day in October and Christmas at Fort Croghan in December.
Admission is FREE
"If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday."
- Fort Croghan DaySat, Oct 09Fort CroghanOct 09, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PMFort Croghan, Burnet, TXThis big event happens the 2nd Saturday in October. All the cabins will be open, there will be all kinds of activities going on, some that you can try. You can wash clothes, make corn husk dolls, eat fresh tortillas, and much more. The kids can have fun trying their hand at old-time kids' games.