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.
Table of Contents for Grades 2-5
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I. Introduction: Cover: Curriculum Materials
II. Fort Davis Comes Alive! History of Fort Davis
III. Meet the People at Fort Davis
IV. 19th-Century Medicine and the Fort Davis Post
Did You Know?
The state of sanitation was a constant worry to the post surgeons. Dr. Daniel Weisel, who served at Fort Davis from 1868 -72, complained that the barracks were dirty and disorderly. The doctor also tried to get orders issued requiring every soldier to bathe at least twice a week during the summer.