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Fort Martin Scott

Hwy 290 E, Fredericksburg, TX
+1 830-997-9895
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Informative and an easy walk

We found this to be an good history of the area and worth the short visit. The on going restoration... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
jills816
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Madison, Alabama
Didn't get to visit - closed

We didn't make it back to Fredericksburg in time on Monday to visit the Fort and the Texas Rangers... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
mlm26
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indiana
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Hwy 290 E, Fredericksburg, TX
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We found this to be an good history of the area and worth the short visit. The on going restoration gives a good idea of what the fort was like.

Thank jills816
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We didn't make it back to Fredericksburg in time on Monday to visit the Fort and the Texas Rangers Center. Planned to stop on Tuesday as we left town. We were disappointed to learn they are closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Our only experience were...More

Thank mlm26
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This looks like a work in progress. There are a few buildings remaining from the original fort, and a few identified by rocks where the foundations used to be. It has reader boards with some interesting information. Expect to walk, the buildings are well-spaced.

Thank dnawaa
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful time visiting Fort Martin Scott. So exciting to see history up close. What I thought was sad is that we were the only ones here to see this. Cars driving by the whole time we were here and...More

Thank Senhoralinda
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It's located next to the Texas Rangers Center so it's easy to visit both at the same time. It takes 30 minutes to an hour to see all the buildings in the fort.

Thank wiseguy777
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Historical Army post. Most of the buildings there are reconstructed from period type materials. displays of uniforms and artifacts that were excavated from the original post.

Thank David L
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Good history lesson for the period when this was the American frontier. A few preserved buildings, a few reconstructed buildings. A small, but informative visitor center. Free, with donations requested. Well worth a stop. Adjacent to the Texas Rangers Heritage Center and Memorial, which is...More

Thank Davidwatts
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It was great to enjoy the unseasonably warm February weather while wondering the historical markers and reconstructed buildings. Don't forget to get your Hill County passbook stamped!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

At first you think the venue is all about the Texas Rangers. The Rangers are very very awesome. The sites are interlinked and worth a visit.

Thank connect2017
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Stopped here to see what it was about and was amazed at all the history of the area. We spent about an hour, but could have spent a lot more time. It was right by the highway and was not too busy at the time...More

Thank Kathymc1973
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Christine S
Can tickets be purchased in advance and how much are the tickets?
9 April 2017|
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Response from themillersoftx | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge to visit Fort Martin Scott. However, if you would like to leave a donation, they would be very happy to accept. All donations benefit the fort only. I don't know when you are planning to visit, but they... More
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