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Excellent restored historic site

This fort dating back to civil war times has had a number of buildings restored and there is an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jim1133
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Lewisville, Texas
Good History

Nice rebuilding of this historic site. We didn’t know there was this much history in the area... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
DougW853
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Littleton, Colorado
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A restored cavalry post that is open to the public.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This fort dating back to civil war times has had a number of buildings restored and there is an abundance of historic information through out the site. It is all on level ground so walking is easy. There are restrooms at the main building along...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Nice rebuilding of this historic site. We didn’t know there was this much history in the area. National Park Service has done a good job here. Recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DougW853
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Prepare to walk but it's a great walk into the past!! Some bldgs have been restored & some are being!! Self guided tour inside visitors center museum & outside structures. Check on video offered as well. Listen for bugle calls!!! Found all park hosts friendly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tertl
Reviewed December 6, 2018

My second visit to the Fort. This time with a large group of friends. We happily spent a good couple of hours looking around the various buildings and exhibits. It was not too busy and so easy to talk to the Rangers and Guides. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NearRadwell
Reviewed December 4, 2018

The fort is not on the way to anywhere - you have to detour off I-10 or I-20 but if you are interested in that era history, it is well worth it. 6 - 10 buildings have been restored and the remains of others are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank opadett
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Enjoyed walking around this historic site, there was piped music and a bit of narrative and you could almost see the soldiers standing in line on the parade ground. If you are into Cowboy western films then this one is for you.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LoBommer
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Nice display inside the visitor center, We enjoyed learning what the fort was all about. Most of the original fort is gone, but now reproduced for all to see. I think it was worth it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steve H
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Being military, we have been stationed in some interesting places. People assigned to Fort Davis were much stronger and sturdier people than I! Makes one feel very small in this big old world.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 828kathleenv
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This fort is one of several on what is known as the Fort Trail where a number of forts were established to protect travelers and provide assistance on the San Antonio to the El Paso southern pass to the far west. Two locations within the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Harford3
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Excellent museum. Well restored and maintained buildings and structures. This place is a must see if you have in this part of the state.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeffrey R
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