We are CLOSED for the 2022 season. Thank you for visiting and supporting Fort Croghan!

We will open for Christmas at Fort Croghan on Saturday, December 10

from 5-8pm. 

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Experience the Season
Frontier Style

See the 1850's frontier cabins decorated with rustic charm. Enjoy the lights. We will also host our soup & cornbread supper. Funds raised go to the upkeep and care of Fort Croghan. 

Want to volunteer to help with this event? Email Sue Jeffcoat at sue_jeffcoat@yahoo.com

Fort Croghan

Fort Croghan

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."

Robert Heinlein

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Next BCHS Meeting

The December 13, 2022 BCHS meeting will be at 2pm at the Herman Brown Free Library in Burnet.


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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