• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

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  • Museum Closure

    The park auditorium is undergoing major rehabilitation and can only accommodate 15 persons watching the film at once. We play it every half hour, or on an as needed basis. Completion date; spring 2015. Everything else is open, as usual, at the park.

Online field Trip

Ball State Online Field Trip - Buffalo Soldiers

Ball State University Electronic Field Trips Program

Slave - Soldier - Citizen: The Journey of the Buffalo Soldiers Online Field Trip!! Fort Davis NHS Webisodes!

A partnership between Ball State University, National Park Service, National Park Foundation and The African American Experience Fund.

Did You Know?

Photo of officer's row during winter.

For diversion the troops at Fort Davis had a library, a chapel, and a school, the latter usually presided over by the chaplain. But off-duty pastimes also included gambling, drinking, and sampling the pleasures of the village of Chihuahua just off the fort grounds.