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FORT CHADBOURNE

Frontier Military Fort

Coke County

32 2' 4" N, 100 14' 41" W (32.034444, -100.244722)
US 277
12 Miles N of Bronte
Halfway between Abilene and San Angelo

651, Fort Chadbourne Road
Bronte, Texas 76933
325-743-2555

National Register of Historic Places

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TX Fort Chadbourne One Mile Sign
One Mile to Fort Chadbourne
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne barracks
Fort Chadbourne barracks
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Centennial Marker (on

Fort Chadbourne

Established by the United States Army, October 28, 1852, as a protection to frontier settlers against Indians. Named in honor of Lieutenant T.L. Chadbourne, killed at Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846. Occupied by federal troops, 1852-1867. An important station on the Butterfield Overland stage route, 1858 - 1861.
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne Centennial Marker
Fort Chadbourne Centennial Marker
On US 277 at entrance to Fort Chadbourne

Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne Centennial Marker
Fort Chadbourne Centennial Marker
Panhandle Plains Wildlife Trail

Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne,  Chadbourne Ranch Sign
Chadbourne Ranch sign
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne entrance
Entrance
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne,  Chadbourne Ranch  Office Sign
Chadbourne Ranch Office
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne,  Chadbourne Ranch
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne stage station
Fort Chadbourne Stage Station
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne
Officer's Quarters
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne ruins
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Fort Chadbourne  visitor's Center
Fort Chadbourne Visitors Center
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010
Coke County TX - Rendering of future home of Fort Chadbourne  visitor's Center
Fort Chadbourne Visitors Center
"Robert Cole Johnson Building"

Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, June 2010

Fort Chadbourne Cemetery
On US 277
One Mile NW of Fort Chadbourne

TX Coke  County 1940s Map
Coke County 1940s map showing
Fort Chadbourne the town
N of Bronte, NE of Robert Lee the county seat
From Texas state map #4335
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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