Thistle Hill, Fort Worth TX - the largest and most impressive Cattle Baron era mansion that is still standing. In 2005, the fate of the house appeared to be uncertain as the former operating non-profit organization did not have enough funds to continue owning the house. On January 1, 2006, Historic Fort Worth, Inc. took possession of the house and is devoting time and resources toward further restoration.
Fort Phantom Hill, Abilene Located in present-day Jones County, Fort Phantom Hill is one of the most pristine historic sites in Texas. It was one of the second line of forts laid out in the early 1850's to protect the westward-moving frontier of Texas settlement.
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Fort Phantom Hill outside of Abilene, Texas-Fort Phantom Hill was a United States Army and Confederate Army installation located at the Clear Fork of the Brazos River in Taylor County, Texas. The fort was active from 1852 to 1853 and again from 1856 until the 1890s.-GPS location--10818 FM 600 Abilene, TX 79601-http://fortphantom.org