• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

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  • Museum Closure

    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.

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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/

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Small arms demonstration Fort Davis NHS.

To Apaches and Comanches, the stagecoaches on the San Antonio-El Paso Road were inviting prey. They carried fewer defenders than most freight trains and made their way across Texas with predictable regularity.