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Frontier Texas is a history museum, gift shop and the official visitor center for Abilene and the Texas Forts Trail Region. Now Showing "Blood & Treasure on the Frontier"

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Our hours are: Monday-Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm (last showing at 5:00pm) and Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm (last showing at 4:00)

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This month in Texas history

Date: April 8, 1861

On this day, the Texas legislature voted to give Cynthia Ann Parker a grant of $110 annually for five years and a league of land and appointed Isaac and Benjamin Parker to be her guardians. Captured by Indians when she was 9 or 10, Cynthia Ann lived with the Comanches for nearly 25 years before she was returned to white society.

Explore this exhibit: A Wild Land

13,000 Years of cultures smashed by the forces of this region

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