Texas Tech University

Fort Martin Scott’s 175th Anniversary

Dates:December 5, 2023
Meets:Tu from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location:Texas Tech University at Fredericksburg 125
Cost: $15.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Please note: this course requires membership in Abilene Membership or Abilene Membership or Fredericksburg Membership or Fredericksburg Membership or Highland Lakes Membership or Higland Lakes Membership or Jefferson Membership or Lubbock Membership or Lubbock Membership

Learn why Fort Martin Scott was established, about its relationship with the town and how the military helped it survive, who Martin Scott was, the lives of the people stationed there, why the fort closed but then reopened after the end of the Civil War, and how the site became the location for the first Gillespie County Fair, the first horse races in the county and the first wine-making in the area.
Fee: $15.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)In-Person Fee$ 15.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Online Fee$ 10.00

Texas Tech University at Fredericksburg 125

2818 East US Hwy 290
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Eric Hammersen

Instructor Eric Hammersen, Ph.D., has spent 50 years in national security in the U.S. and abroad.

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