Welcome to Ft. Croghan Museum and Grounds
Burnet, Texas

  • Established in 1849 by the U. S. Government to protect the Settlers from Indian depredations.
  • Decommissioned in 1853
  • Named for Col. George Croghan, War of 1812 hero and later Inspector General of the U. S. Army
  • The fort originally consisted of 1600 acres from Hamilton Creek westward including Post Mountain in Burnet County.   >>More>>

Burnet County Heritage Society

  • A non-profit organization operates Fort Croghan Museum and Grounds in order to preserve and present historical items, especially those related to Burnet County.


  • Get Ready for Fort Croghan Day, 2014 Fort Croghan Day happens every year on the second Saturday in October.  This year the date is Saturday, 11 October.  We'll have our regular folks in period dress demonstration ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2014, 10:21 AM by FtCroghan Museum
  • Christmas at Old Fort Croghan Relax and celebrate Christmas the way our ancestors did.  Christmas at Old Fort Croghan lets you experience the simple and comforting way Christmas used to be -- without flashing lights, piles ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2014, 10:39 AM by FtCroghan Museum
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Ft. Croghan Day Ft. Croghan Grounds & Museum October 11, 2014 9-4 
Heritage Society Meeting pavillion October 10, 2014 noon; bring brown bag lunch 
Christmas at Old Fort Croghan Fort Croghan Grounds December 13, 2014 5 - 8 PM 
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