Saturday, May 27, 2017

We had a new addition this morning at Fort Martin Scott, mom left her baby safely lodged between two rocks of our building foundation. The experts have told us to leave it alone and the mother will return at dawn to retrieve her baby. 

Saturday, April 8, 2017

FORT MARTIN SCOTT DAYS APRIL 28 & 29








 YOU ARE INVITE TO JOIN US ON APRIL 28TH AND APRIL 29TH HERE AT FORT MARTIN SCOTT FOR FUN FILLED DAYS AS THE FORT COMES ALIVE AGAIN WITH OUR  LIVING HISTORY DAYS. COME SHARE THE HISTORY OF PAST DAYS HERE IN BEAUTIFUL FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS.



Friday, March 10, 2017

Fort Martin Scott Days

Friday, April 28, 2017
Education Day

  9:45    Fort Opens                                                    
 10:00   Morning Flag Ceremony/Cannon Firing    Parade Grounds 10:15   Living History Presentations (All Day)      All around the fort 10:30   Storytelling                                                 TBD 11:00   Military drills and weapons                        At Guardhouse 1:30    Storytelling                                                  Visitor Center Porch 2:00   Cannon firing and demonstration          Parade Ground  2:30   Military drills and weapons                         Guardhouse  4:00   Retreat Flag Ceremony/Cannon Firing       Parade Grounds                                                                       Continuous Living History featuring Military life, Texas Rangers, Native Americans and Civilians representing the frontier of Texas.  Stories and action makes you feel like youre in an era of long ago.  Lifestyles and craftsmanship of the 1800s will be presented throughout the fort.  Our guardhouse is an original building of the fort where soldiers will be very active and explain about the forts military existence. 

Saturday, April 29, 2017

  9:45    Fort Opens                                                                   
10:00    Flag Ceremony/Cannon Firing                 Parade Grounds10:15    Living History Presentations (All Day)   All around the fort10:30    Storytelling                                               Visitor Center Porch11:00    Military drills & weapons                         Guardhouse  1:30    Storytelling                                           Visitor Center Porch  2:00    Cannon firing and demonstration       Parade Ground
  2:30    Military drills and weapons                       Guardhouse  3:00    Home Guard/ Mounted Volunteers            Next to Guardhouse  4:00    Retreat Flag Ceremony/Cannon Firing      Parade Grounds                                                                       Continuous Living History featuring Military life, Texas Rangers, Native Americans and Civilians representing the frontier of Texas. Stories and action makes you feel like youre in an era of long ago.  Lifestyles and craftsmanship of the 1800s will be presented throughout the fort.  Our guardhouse is an original building of the fort where soldiers will be very active and explain about the forts military existence. 

Saturday, December 10, 2016



On November 10th the Fredericksburg, Texas Mayor and the  City Council held a ribbon cutting, celebrating the completion and opening of the Fort Martin Scott Enlisted Mans Barricks and Visitor Center. Thanks to all 


Fort Martin Scott would Like to thank These craftsman Al Carr nativetex@hotmail.com , Tom and Mary Marschall furnitureforpst78@gmail.com, and Dean Storey thedukeofdust@hotmail.com for building this beautiful mesquite furniture and donating it to the Fort. The Mesquite wood was harvested from around the Fort. Everyone just has to come to the Fort to see the early Texas designed and custom built furniture. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!

Sunday, November 6, 2016

                                                 EARLY HOMELAND SECURITY
Gillespie County Rangers are seen once again on patrol at Fort Martin Scott.

Seen below are two living history reenactors representing a time during the 1860s when local Gillespie County citizens served as Texas Mounted Rangers to provide protection from marauding Indians and bandits. These men were early homeland security. 

Mounted Rangers Brad and Bruce Ferguson