Fort Belknap

5385 FM 61
Newcastle, TX 76372- Map It
(940) 846-3222

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Belknap is 3 mi. s. on FM 61. Once on the Overland-Butterfield Stage route, this 1851 outpost played an important part in defending the frontier from the Red River to the Rio Grande. Seven original buildings are restored; two are small museums, and a third houses the county archives. Picnicking is permitted.
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Hours: Mon.-Tues. and Thurs.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1:30-5.