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Step back into history

I was there early on a rainy Sunday morning. I toured the grounds, reading the very informative... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David_Will_32
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Winchester, Virginia
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We were the only ones touring the site. It is a beautiful site with some of the origional... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Jeanette B
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Colbert, Oklahoma
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Western frontier fort built in the 1840's is today a museum.
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Hwy 290 E, Fredericksburg, TX
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there early on a rainy Sunday morning. I toured the grounds, reading the very informative signs and viewing the remains and restorations. A truly fascinating view into life on the Texas frontier about a hundred seventy years ago. Unfortunately, the gift shop was...More

Thank David_Will_32
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We were the only ones touring the site. It is a beautiful site with some of the origional buildings. It is a self guided walking tour.

Thank Jeanette B
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

First of all it's FREE! It only takes about an hour to see everything they have. Also they have the biggest parking lot in Frdericksburg. Very educational and interesting about the early years of Fredericksburg. Be sure to bring your kids.

Thank Phil R
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Interesting to read the history if the area. Lots of Pokestops along the way. Clean restrooms but not much shade available.

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Stoped to do this free self-guided tour on our way out of town. Only took about 20 minutes to walk around. There is not a lot to look at it, but the one original structure and the few they reconstructed. While there did seem to...More

Thank A_Crandall14
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Unexpected on our visit. There are some really great preserved and rebuilt buildings, and it is adjacent to the Texas Rangers memorial.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a couple of free hours while stopping in Fredericksburg TX and decided to tour this historic site. There is not much to see but there are a few buildings that are indicative of the time period and there are plaques placed around the...More

Thank L P M
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Talk with the director about what happened at this place. Many soldiers came to serve at this location on a horse and left when finished on a horse.

Thank nancyfoureman
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

What a great day and fun adventure. Everyone was so friendly and a great taste of early Texas. Beautiful Weather and a great experience.

Thank Cassandra W
Reviewed September 22, 2017

Loved the self guided tour, great history lesson. Very informative and enjoyed stepping back in time.

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There is no charge to visit Fort Martin Scott. However, if you would like to leave a donation, they would be very happy to accept. All donations benefit the fort only. I don't know when you are planning to visit, but they... More
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