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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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took a day to see this amazing place

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Fort Davis, Texas
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Fort Davis, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 3 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Nederland, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting!! Relaxed atmosphere and friendly people. Would recommend visiting and walking grounds.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fort Davis has preserved the history of the Buffalo Soldiers in the western expansion of the United States. My favorite Civil War hero Colonel Benjamin Grierson was the commander at Fort Davis. Officers quarters, troop barracks, kitchen and other buildings are preserved/restored. Very informative museum and the bugle sounds throughout the day with sound effects that sound like the soldiers... More 

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