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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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Walk through the restored barracks

Very nice place to learn more about Texas history. We enjoyed seeing the barracks, furnished, and... read more

Reviewed today
Cherylp24
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Orange, Texas
via mobile
Nice Place

Took the drive out to the fort and was glad I did. Its a nice place with a lot of history and very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fred B
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San Clemente, California
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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"
in 34 reviews
"officers quarters"
in 11 reviews
"preserved buildings"
in 7 reviews
"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 today via mobile

Very nice place to learn more about Texas history. We enjoyed seeing the barracks, furnished, and imagine the life of the the soldiers and their families here. The hospital building was extremely interesting. The ranger in the visitors’ center was very welcoming and knowledgeable of...More

Thank Cherylp24
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the drive out to the fort and was glad I did. Its a nice place with a lot of history and very well taken care of. With just walking the grounds you can get so good exercise. Watched the movie which helped understand the...More

Thank Fred B
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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 4 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 20 March 2018

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 18 March 2018

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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