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Address: 1701 North US Hwy 283, RR 1, Albany, TX 76430
Phone Number: 915-762-3592
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Activities: Camping
Description: The remains of Fort Griffin are here, along with reconstructed buildings.

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Good stop on the way to Albany

We saw the sign for the fort and decided to go see what was there. It was well worth the detour. There is a lot of history to the fort. It has been a few years since we went there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
Jay O
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Sugar Land, Texas
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Sugar Land, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

We saw the sign for the fort and decided to go see what was there. It was well worth the detour. There is a lot of history to the fort. It has been a few years since we went there but I would go there again when I am in the area.

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Big Spring, TX
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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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Wichita Falls, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

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

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Aubrey, 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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