Texas Pecos Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Sheffield: Western Frontier Days at Fort Lancaster

May 19, 2017 - 9:00am to May 20, 2017 - 5:00pm

Imagine 1800s Frontier Life.  Don't miss the Western Frontier Days at Fort Lancaster State Historic Site on May 19-20, 2017.  This year's celebration will focus on Armed Forces Day and the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Lancaster.  Surrounded by wide open spaces of West Texas, Fort Lancaster State Historic Site commemorates the vestiges of one of the U.S. Army forts established in the 1850s to protect the route between San Antonio and El Paso. Visitors to this Crockett County site can wander through the ruins imagining the once impressive establishment of 25 permanent buildings and explore the new visitors center with exhibits that include artifacts, scale models and life-sized camel replica.


  • Fort Lancaster
  • 629 Fort Lancaster Road
  • Sheffield, Texas
  • 79781



  • Adults- $4.00
    Children ages 6-18- $3.00
    Children 5 and under Free

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