Join us for a very special event this year as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Fort Griffin on the Texas frontier!
Education day for area schools will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017. If you are a teacher, home school parent, or school administrator wishing to have your students attend our 2017 program, please contact Eric Abercrombie by email or phone, 325.762.3592.
The past will come to life at Fort Griffin State Historic Site on October 13-14, 2017, as living historians from all over gather to portray life at the fort and nearby Wild West town as it was in the 1870s. You're invited to join us from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days for exciting demonstrations, education, and authentic frontier history. Activities and interpretations will include: military interpretations from various time periods with artillery, infantry, and cavalry demonstration, blacksmithing, gun fights, Drummer Boy ice cream, 1800s children’s games, period music by Time Was..., Native American culture and dancing, Texas longhorns, the Texas Camel Corps, and frontier living. Many different time periods will be represented, for a fantastic cross section of US military history spanning over 100 years!