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.


  • Fort Croghan Day The museum uses varied groups and re-enactors throughout the day, so that visitors can get a sense of what life was like for early pioneers and settlers. Frequent visitors ...
    Posted Nov 4, 2016, 4:38 PM 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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Fort Croghan Day Fort Croghan Grounds October 13, 2018 9 - 4 Pm 
Christmas at Old Fort Croghan Fort Croghan Grounds December 8, 2018 5 - 8 PM 
Spring Break 2018 Fort Croghan Grounds and Museum March 10, 2018 Opening Day Saturday, March 10; Mon-Fri, Mar 12-17; 10-4 
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