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Address: 101 Lt Henry Flipper Dr, Fort Davis, TX 79734
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+1 432-426-3224 ext. 220
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A restored cavalry post that is open to the public.

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Nice stop

We just stopped in because we were heading to Davis Mtns. Park. The is was very interesting and a nice surprise. The hospital barracks and stories told were particularly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Livingthedream53
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New Braunfels, Texas
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New Braunfels, Texas
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just stopped in because we were heading to Davis Mtns. Park. The is was very interesting and a nice surprise. The hospital barracks and stories told were particularly interesting. There is a small museum there also. Walking around the grounds gives you a feel of being in the day. They even play bugles from time to time which really... More 

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Grapeview, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a well preserved fort that has been reconstructed with attention to historical details. It left us with a view of what it must have been like to live and work so far out west, far away from any civilization. Visiting here gives you a better picture of what these forts were like than what is generally presented in... More 

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Fort Davis, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the rich history, it took us back in time. there is so much information here we will have to go back again to see the rest.

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Aubrey, Texas
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice quiet site to visit. Clean, well kept and the updated houses were fun to look in. Would have liked to actually go into the house instead of look through a window but I understand the difficulty in that.

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Thank EmKay823
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Refurbished fort, very informative. Original artifacts and buildings-- very interesting to read letters written by soldiers and read about the life at that time-- a couple of trails -- great for families too!!

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Thank Sheri R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Park Service had done a nice job maintaining this site. The exhibits in the Visitor Center were very well done and very educational. My only disappointment was that there was not a uniformed National Park Ranger present at the Visitor Center information desk. The very helpful 'volunteer' at the desk should be on the payroll and wearing the... More 

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Eagle Lake, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For me, this was really a sentimental visit since my great, great, great grandfather was one of the civilian contractors who helped to rebuild the fort in 1867, as we have recounts from his diary. All who worked here were helpful and friendly and it was neat to just imagine all of the history that occurred on those grounds. We... More 

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Pierre, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hats off to the staff at the Fort Davis National Historic Site. They gave us use of their golf cart, as I use a walker to walk, to make it easier for me to get around & enjoy the fort. We have been to over 100 National Park sites and this is probably the best example of hospitality that we... More 

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Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fort is worth a visit to step back in time. Some buildings are restored and for some there are only foundation stones left. The visitor center is modern and very interesting and the staff were friendly.

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Texas
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Typically well done National Park Service monument. Many of the old barracks and other buildings have been restored and staged with period furnishings and equipment.

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