Street Address
866 Park Road 35
Groesbeck, TX 76642
Mailing Address
866 Park Road 35
Groesbeck, TX 76642
phone: 254-729-5253
fax: 254-729-5253
e-mail: oldfortparker@aol.com
web: www.oldfortparker.org
Hours
Sunday, Wednesday - Saturday9 AM - 5 PM
Admissions
$2 Adults 12 and older
$1 6-11 years
free for 5 years and under
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Cafe/Restaurant
Staff
Sarah McReynolds, Director
Charles Deaton, Office Administrator
Mike Hiatt, Maintenance

Description

Meals can be served by fort staff if arrangements are made in advance.

Old Fort Parker is a very early Texas fort built in 1833, and since reconstructed. The Comanche Indains as well as the Anglo Parker participate in keeping this historic site alive. We have primitive camping, 35 Rv hookups with water, 19 air conditioned rooms in historic barracks and a historic house available for lodging A visitor center is available for rent to serve meals etc.

History

1833 Was Built by pioneers
1933 Re construction by CCC Camp
1967 Re construction by Huntsville Prison Camp

Artifacts Collections

Some artifacts from the Parker families etc.
Some bones from the Pin Oak Mammoth
German prison of WWII barracks
1885 Historic House

Educational Programs

Lectures or presentations on Cynthia Ann Parker.......usually free for gas and food

    Publications

    Historical Society newsletter about 3 times per year

      ADA

      Wheelchair Accessible

      Parking

      Restrooms

      Services

      Gift Shop

      Special Event Rental

      Restaurant