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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"

During the Covid-19 Health Pandemic 

OUR EXHIBITS AND GIFT SHOP ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED

The VISITOR CENTER will remain OPEN only to assist travelers Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm. We have regularly sanitized public restrooms available. Highway maps and other information can be delivered to your vehicle in our parking lot upon request by calling 325-437-2800.

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This month in Texas history

Date: March 6, 1836

The chapel of San Antonio de Valero Mission, under siege for thirteen days by the Mexican army under General Antonio Lòpez de Santa Anna, was subjected to an early morning assault. After a fierce battle, lasting for perhaps some 90 minutes, the defenses of the Alamo were overrun and all the defenders were killed. Read more.

Explore this exhibit: A Wild Land

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

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