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Fort D. A. Russell

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Fort D. A. Russell

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Janis P wrote a review Feb 2020
Stephenville, Texas12 contributions1 helpful vote
I had read on Trip Advisor that this was a stop not to miss in Marfa, and that is totally true. Miss Mona leads you through the marvelous stories of the military stationed at Fort D.A. Russell, including Gen. George Patton, the German prisoners interred there, two of whom
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Mike Harmon wrote a review Mar 2019
Pensacola, Florida77 contributions34 helpful votes
You have to look for it but Building 98 is one of the most unique places I’ve ever visited in the US. It used to be the officers housing for the fort, the last active Calvary unit in the Army. George Patton played polo here. But what knocked my eyes out were the murals of old
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Date of experience: March 2019
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robby1029tx wrote a review Sep 2018
Round Rock, Texas9 contributions14 helpful votes
I'm glad everybody else has "loved" it so far...……. wish I could say the same, however it was closed at 2 pm on a Wednesday. Apparently you have to make an appointment, to go inside and take a tour, like a VIP, or a Billionaire, or a Foreign Dignitary. Very lame, for a small
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Date of experience: August 2018
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noplacetogo wrote a review Apr 2018
Texas244 contributions97 helpful votes
I had heard a little about the military base and less about the murals by Italian prisoners. Nestled among Chinati Foundation properties and not a lot of signage available, a visit is certainly worthwhile. Our guide was informative and patient with our questions. Some of the
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Date of experience: April 2018
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virginiatraveler9 wrote a review Apr 2018
virginia12 contributions10 helpful votes
Building 98 is a museum...wait, an art gallery...could be a WWII barracks...but part of it was Mrs. Roosevelt's bedroom. It was all these things and more. it's truly "Marfa-esque". Most interesting to us were the murals painted by two German POWs during the time they spent
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Date of experience: February 2018
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