Heritage Trail: Hill Country
Region: Hill Country
Burnet Established in 1849, Burnet (pronounced burn it)was originally named Hamilton and is the oldest town in the county and also the county seat. Indian raids necessitated protection by The Texas Rangers, thus the establishment of Ft.Croghan. Burnet was named for David G. Burnet,the first provisional president of the Republic of Texas. Burnet was designated the Bluebonnet Capital of Texas by the State Legislature.
Burnet Points of Interest
Burnet Gunfighters perform against a backdrop of Old West Town, every Saturday and Sunday whenever the Hill Country Flyer runs, with a few exceptions. This rip-roaring wild-west show is a must-see for....
Burnet is proud of our many historically significant buildings and the historical aura that you experience as you stroll the broad sidewalks in our Historic Business District. Burnets downtown square ....
Established in 1849, Fort Croghan was the third of the first four forts established by the United States government to protect settlements from hostile Indians. From 1849 until its decommission in 185....
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