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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"

AS OF JUNE 1st, 2020:

OUR EXHIBITS AND GIFT SHOP AND VISITOR CENTER ARE CURRENTLY OPEN

Our updated hours of operation are:

Monday-Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm with the last showing at 3:00 PM and CLOSED on Sunday. 

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This month in Texas history

Date: June 24, 1851

On this day, Fort Belknap was established as one of a number of forts connecting the Red River and the Rio Grande fort the protection of settlers moving west. Capt. Randolph Marcy guided General William Goldsmith Belknap and the 5th U.S. Infantry as far as the Brazos River, where the site fort the fort was selected. 

Explore this exhibit: A Wild Land

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

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