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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Fort Croghan fundraiser a success

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Burnet County Historical Commission, I would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to everyone who came out to our San Jacinto Day/Fort Croghan Fundraiser on April 21. (more…)

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Fort Croghan Museum, 703 Buchanan Drive (Texas 29) in Burnet next to the Pizza Hut, will be open Monday-Saturday through March 21 for Spring Break. Parking and admission are free. The fort helped lay the foundation for Burnet County when it was established in 1849. Courtesy photo

SPRING BREAK: Get a fun history lesson at Fort Croghan Museum

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Maybe the last thing your kids want to do on Spring Break is learn a little history. But what if you took them to an actual fort where men carrying old muzzleloaders once patrolled the early western edge of the Texas frontier? (more…)

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Fort Croghan celebrates Christmas past

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The hot cider smells inviting along with freshly baked cookies. A woman dressed in pioneer clothes smiles and greets you as you make your way through an early Texas cabin. “Merry Christmas,” she says as you admire the cedar Christmas tree tucked in the corner of the cabin, far enough […]

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Celebrate a frontier Christmas at Fort Croghan in Burnet

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — While the tweets of cell phones and blips of blogs have become the norm of the day, people can slow down a bit and reflect on what it was like in Burnet County long before the concept of an iPhone, or even a phone, existed. Christmas at Ole […]

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Fort Croghan in Burnet open for self-guided tours to learn about lives of settlers

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Fort Croghan is keeping spring and summer hours for self-guided tours. Visitors can stop by Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Fort Croghan Day on Oct. 12. (more…)

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Explore frontier days at Fort Croghan

If you want a glimpse back in time to the days of the early frontier in Texas, visit Fort Croghan in Burnet. Home of Company C 8th Infantry, USA until 1853, Fort Croghan was established in 1849 in what is now Burnet, Texas. (more…)

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