Texas Forts Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Albany: Fort Griffin Living History Days 2013

October 11, 2013 - 9:00am to October 12, 2013 - 5:00pm

The past will come to life at Fort Griffin State Historic Site on October 11-12, 2013, as living historians from all over gather to portray life at the fort and nearby Wild West town as it was in the 1800s. You're invited to join us from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days for exciting demonstrations, education, and authentic frontier history.

On Friday, all local area schools are invited to bring their students and receive free admission to the site.

Activities and interpretations will include: 1870s military interpretations with artillery, infantry, and cavalry demonstration, blacksmithing, gun fights, Drummer Boy ice cream, children’s games from the 1800s, Native Americans, Texas longhorns, flint napping, leather making, and frontier living.

Also view our event on Facebook: Living History Days 2013


  • Fort Griffin State Historic Site Campground
  • 1701 N US Hwy 283
  • Albany, Texas
  • 76430


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    Fort Griffin State Historic Site
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  • General admission fee applies; free admission for school groups

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