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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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Great History

Totally enjoyed our visit here. Well preserved and information was educational. Amazing what our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nancy K
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Reading, Michigan
Great Historical site

For everyone that is interested frontier history! The Fort facilities are very well restored and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Larry F
,
Dallas, Texas
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A restored cavalry post that is open to the public.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bugle calls” (34 reviews)
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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"
in 11 reviews
"preserved buildings"
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"frontier life"
in 10 reviews
"the junior ranger program"
in 9 reviews
"visitor center"
in 29 reviews
"civil war"
in 18 reviews
"indian wars"
in 9 reviews
"hiking trail"
in 9 reviews
"western history"
in 9 reviews
"old west"
in 18 reviews
"come alive"
in 8 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 20 reviews
"park service"
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"scavenger hunt"
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"native americans"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Totally enjoyed our visit here. Well preserved and information was educational. Amazing what our ancestors went through to better their lives.

Thank Nancy K
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For everyone that is interested frontier history! The Fort facilities are very well restored and the displays are excellent. Plan of several hours there if you want to enjoy the entire fort and displays.

Thank Larry F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The original buildings are all crumbled but an effort was made to reconstruct some of the fort as well as install display exhibits that describe the history and significant events during that time. Worth a drive through and stop to read the historical story.

Thank 2fridad
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The scenery changes when you drive into Fort Davis to a beautiful one with a small town and rocky backdrop. Nearby was the old fort, and it has been preserved to perfection with excellent displays about the old days. There are programs during certain parts...More

Thank Janice N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They have done a great preservation job here. Many of the buildings have period type furnishings and very nice information signs. The barracks are very well done, and there is a gentleman there who will answer your questions about the soldiers life at the fort....More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ft. Davis played an important part in the history of Texas. This is a great site to visit where you can see the actual buildings and artifacts from the famous “Buffalo Soldiers” in the Army who were stationed at Ft. Davis. The building restorations will...More

Thank Diana O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very well preserved and maintained piece of history. Many little known facts and stories are unveiled during a self-guided tour of the grounds. A very important but almost forgotten historical site that played several roles in the settlement of the west Texas area. A...More

Thank gkeager
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fort Davis National Historic Site is one of the best preserved forts I've ever seen. (And I have visited many). Besides being in unique and beautiful environment, the staff does an enthusiastic and worthwhile job of presenting the history of the Buffalo Soldiers, while making...More

Thank Texasjack
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Make sure you take the guided tour as they take you inside the enlisted barracks. Got to see how the buffalo soldiers lived back then. The guide was witty and informative. Gave context to the various buildings on the fort. Best preserved fort in the...More

Thank TheWuMan
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

A very well preserved part of the old west. Some buildings are restored to the near original condition. The ruins of almost every structure are obvious during the walk around the grounds. They information provided is also great.

Thank Johnny B
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