Fort Griffin State Historic Site Events

August 2018

August 18

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear...

August 25

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear...

August 25

Come out to Fort Griffin and step back in time at our monthly Campfire Tales! Hear history and lore of longhorns, cattle drives, and of a time long ago- right where it happened! Enjoy sitting around a campfire on the Great Western Cattle Trail, listening to true accounts, tall tales, and even a few ghost stories! Have some fun, and you are welcome to tell a tale of your own. And remember, when...

September 2018

September 1

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear...

September 8

Fort Griffin has quite an extensive history that involves both the military fort, as well as the nearby Wild West town, known as The Flat, that at one time was bigger than both Fort Worth and Austin. With a place as significant as Fort Griffin was, there are countless stories to be told about military life at the fort, Indian raids, battles with Quanah Parker and the Comanche, pioneer settlers...

September 8

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear...

September 8

Fort Griffin has gained quite the reputation for having some of the darkest night skies in all of Texas. Due to the remote location of the site (although only 45 minutes from Abilene), there is minimal light pollution to hinder nighttime viewing of the stars. With such a great resource at our disposal, we don’t want to let it go to waste. ...

September 15

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear...

September 22

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear...

September 29

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear...

September 29

Come out to Fort Griffin and step back in time at our monthly Campfire Tales! Hear history and lore of longhorns, cattle drives, and of a time long ago- right where it happened! Enjoy sitting around a campfire on the Great Western Cattle Trail, listening to true accounts, tall tales, and even a few ghost stories! Have some fun, and you are welcome to tell a tale of your own. And remember, when...

October 2018

October 6

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear...

October 12

Join us for our annual Fort Griffin Living History Days!

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October 13

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear...

October 20

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear...

October 20

Come out to Fort Griffin and step back in time at our monthly Campfire Tales! Hear history and lore of longhorns, cattle drives, and of a time long ago- right where it happened! Enjoy sitting around a campfire on the Great Western Cattle Trail, listening to true accounts, tall tales, and even a few ghost stories! Have some fun, and you are welcome to tell a tale of your own. And remember, when...

October 27

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear...