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Abilene, Texas

  • Fort Phantom Hill

    Established 1851 to protect frontier from Indians, the post suffered a series of hardships; was abandoned in 1854. Historians say desertions were frequent due to monotony and loneliness. The fort burn...
    Fort Phantom Hill

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Annual Armored Division Memorial Museum

Museum dedicated to honoring the Annual Armored Division, which trained in Camp Barkeley, near Abilene, and served during World War II. The "Hellcats"

Abilene, TX Museums



Grace Museum

Comprised of the Fine Arts Museum, Abilene Historical Museum, and the Children's Museum, all are in the historic Grace Hotel, known as the Grace Cultural Center. Built in 1909, the Grace is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and portions are restored to its 1929

Abilene, TX Museums


Things to do near Abilene, TX

White River reservoir is located approximately 55 miles east of Lubbock in Crosby County, Texas and is owned and operated by ...

Coke County Museum

In a rustic 1907 building that housed the city's jail, the museum features antique exhibits and other memorabilia donated or ...

Helium Monument

Six Story stainless steel time column erected 1968 commemorates the unusual natural element found near here in world's greate...

Lake Arrowhead State Park

Water-oriented recreation featured at this 524-acre park. Visitors find campsites with/without hookups, rest rooms with showe...

Hotel Turkey

Built in 1927, the hotel has remained in continuous operation and is listed with the State and National Historic Registries. ...