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Fort Davis National Historic Site

101 Lt Henry Flipper Dr, Fort Davis, TX 79734
+1 432-426-3224 ext. 220
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Recreation of a typical western fort

The exhibits were very interesting; you can see how the soldiers lived at the fort. It is a nice... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Pippadude
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Pekin, Illinois
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The Historic site is well labeled and easy to walk around. The buildings have been restored giving... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Denise S
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Mansfield, Texas, United States
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A restored cavalry post that is open to the public.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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101 Lt Henry Flipper Dr, Fort Davis, TX 79734
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+1 432-426-3224 ext. 220
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"buffalo soldiers"
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"bugle calls"
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"officers quarters"
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"preserved buildings"
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"frontier life"
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"the junior ranger program"
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"visitor center"
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"civil war"
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"indian wars"
in 9 reviews
"hiking trail"
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"western history"
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"old west"
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"come alive"
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"self guided tour"
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"park service"
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"scavenger hunt"
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

The exhibits were very interesting; you can see how the soldiers lived at the fort. It is a nice stop when traveling between Marfa, Texas and Dallas and other Texas cities.

Thank Pippadude
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

The Historic site is well labeled and easy to walk around. The buildings have been restored giving a good representation of life as it was. Nice stop for history along the way.

Thank Denise S
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

The setting and the ways they have left some buildings as ruins and or furnisshed or reconstructed others makes this site come to life. The Park Service plays bugle calls throughout the day which makes one almost hear the gathering of the men and jangling...More

1  Thank dherron100
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This fort is currently being brought back to life by the Texas Parks Dept. You can visit barracks, commissary, kitchen area and officers home. The scenery is beautiful and it's a great look into the past. Be sure and visit the gift shop for some...More

1  Thank Waxah
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

A very well taken care piece of history. The National Park Service has done a great job with this site. Does not take long to see as it is not a big place. I will go back when I have more time.

Thank TW A
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to stop. You need at least two hours to walk around and look at all the different areas of the fort. It is informational. They have Park Rangers walking around and available for questions. They are constantly keeping the place...More

Thank Robin T
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We spent a memorable four hours touring the Fort Davis Historical Site last week. We started with the informative video and museum tour, and freshly immersed in the Fort's fascinating past, we proceeded to tour the barracks, commissary, hospital, and officer's quarters. As these buildings...More

Thank JENNIFER F
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We drove up to Fort Davis after spending a week camping in Big Bend National Park. It was a short detour the way to our hotel in Alpine for the night. We enjoyed the short video that provided an overview of the history and spent...More

Thank MichiganWildflower
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Preservation and rehabilitation of this fort is impressive. The exhibits are well done and informative. Helpful staff are around to answer questions. I recommend that you start with the museum in the visitor's center. Most of the fort involves walking outside, so in bad weather...More

1  Thank Schofield1956
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Be sure to stop in here when you are in the area. The original barracks and grounds are there and you are able to get a real sense of what it would have been like back when it was an active fort.

1  Thank Brooke L
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