• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

For Kids

Summer Junior Ranger Days 2014 Flier (DOC/PDF).

Parents bring your kids out so they can become Juior Rangers having fun, learninig and earning a Junior Ranger Patch! FREE!!!

This is the National Park Service's site for kids of all ages. If you love our National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites, this site is for you. If you are new to our National Parks, we hope this site helps you experience how wonderful they can be.

 

Did You Know?

Photo of William R. Shafter.

The legendary and mythical character of “Pecos Bill” is based on the life of William R. Shafter. Lt. Colonel Shafter took his men on exhausting expeditions in search of raiding Indian bands in the arid region of West Texas near the Pecos River. He commanded Fort Davis in 1871-72 and 1881-82.