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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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Nice Historic Site

We were impressed by how well-preserved some of these buildings are. It was interesting to see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rosemary W
Great historical site

If you want to learn more about forts in west Texas, this is a must see. Nice furnished buildings... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
ROGER B
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were impressed by how well-preserved some of these buildings are. It was interesting to see the kinds of furnishings that were in use back then, as well as the equipment in the hospital. Life here was not easy. It was also interesting to hear...More

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

If you want to learn more about forts in west Texas, this is a must see. Nice furnished buildings with lots of period items of the soldiers and their lives. Great for families too.

1  Thank ROGER B
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I must confess this is our second visit. The site has made improvements since our last visit. I am happy to see our tax dollars put to good use! The Commissary had a fun game for kids (and teens and the young at heart) making...More

Thank Sunlovinj
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is an excellent way to spend a historical couple of hours. Very interesting and very well preserved, and a great way to learn about life in the area during the last half of the 1800's...

Thank MauiSteve96713
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Lots and lots of interesting history here. A little museum of sorts, remnants of old structures and some really cool hiking trails back up behind the fort grounds.

Thank Racer X
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

There isn't actually a fort there but there was a fort in the past. It's just a great place to visit in the mountains. There have the bugle call and barracks to look at. It's $7 per person. There is plenty of parking.

Thank Arch L
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We did not do the tour of the Fort this time, but it is very interesting also. We did the Hospital Canyon Trail hike and the North Ridge hike which were both good.

Thank Libby T
Reviewed 13 December 2017

The Fort Davis National Historic Site is full of interesting history and is well worth a stop if you're in the area! One surprising and interesting bit of history I learned while exploring the site is that it was where several African American regiments ("buffalo...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Ft. Davis National Historical Site is a must see. You need at least two hours here. It can take more if you want. A lot of walking so put your comfortable shoes on. And don’t forget your camera. Don’t want to give away too much...More

Thank Bobbie P
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Fort Davis is between the McDonald Observatory and Marfa. I can only imagine how rough it must of been for those staying there back in the day. It's settled in the mountains and the scenery was amazing.

Thank marklongrigg
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