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Fort Croghan

Fort Croghan

Step back into Frontier Texas circa 1850

Our hours are Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. 

Contact us for a school or group trip this season.
Contact Sue at to arrange a tour

Upcoming Event-

Fort Croghan Day- Saturday, October 12


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


Honor your Burnet County ancestor with a terracotta brick

The gray bricks in the picture above are dedicated to Burnet County's earliest settlers. 

Order a terra cotta colored brick today to honor your Burnet County ancestor! Each brick is $100 and will be laid in the Plaza of Honor. Contact Sue Jeffcoat at

"A generation which ignores history has no past-- and no future."

Robert Heinlein

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Next BCHS Meeting

BCHS meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 2pm usually either

at the Herman Brown Free Library in Burnet or at Fort Croghan.

The next few meetings for 2024 are scheduled as follows:

Next meeting is on

July 9, 2024, 2pm at the library

August 13, 2024

September 10, 2024

Interested in joining BCHS? Dues are $10 a year. Send them to: BCHS, PO Box 74, Burnet, TX 78611. 

 Are you thinking of sending us a letter or a package?

Please use our mailing address: PO Box 74, Burnet, TX 78611. Do not use the physical address. If you have a mailing question, call 512-756-8281 or email

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We are thankful for the help we have received from the following:

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Burnet County


BWI Homes


Hoover's Building Supply, Inc.


City of Burnet


Burnet Chamber of Commerce

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