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Fort D. A. Russell

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Fort D. A. Russell

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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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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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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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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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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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