The Visitor Center contact station is functioning out of the park auditorium. This is because the official Visitor Center is closed while it undergoes major rehabilitation. Completion date; summer 2014. Everything else is open, as usual, at the park.
PARKS AS CLASSROOMS (PAC)
Following the Civil War, African-American soldiers were offered the chance to serve in the U.S. peacetime Army. Facing hardships from both inside and out, the Buffalo Soldiers carved a name for themselves in history. Learn more at: www.bsu.edu/eft/buffalo/p/
Did You Know?
William R. (Pecos Bill) Shafter commanded Fort Davis in 1871-72 and again 1881-82. Shafter was commanding general of all the U.S. troops in Cuba during the Spanish American War.