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Fort Griffin State Historical Park

1701 North US Hwy 283, RR 1, Albany, TX 76430
915-762-3592
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Ranked #4 of 5 attractions in Albany
Description: The remains of Fort Griffin are here, along with reconstructed buildings.
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Big Spring, TX
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

After reading the post before mine, I was really wondering if it was going to be any good. Luckily, my friend had gone earlier and recommended it. Yes, some of the building are not standing and you do have to walk a little bit. However, they have several golf carts you can use. I found the lady to be quite... More

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Abilene, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

you walk into visitor center and BIG OLD FAT gray headed lady asleep behind desk with head phones on. She didnt even hear us come in. She wanted our money and would not take sr citizen discount card. said we had to pay full price no matter what. so it was 4.00 a person then we found out we had... More

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

once again a great historical place to take family the grandkids enjoyed the day.

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Abilene, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Old or run down historic houses. Nice field trip idea though

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Fort Griffin was the most important frontier fort in Texas after the Civil War. It and the town nearby were a hub of activity in the war with the Indians and for trade. The remains of some original fort buildings and the reconstruction of others provide a good idea of the size of the installation. The location of the fort... More

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