• 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.

Doing Business With The Park

Garrison flag flying over the parade ground at Fort Davis.
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Special Use Permits
Special Use Permits are required for nontraditional, or unusual, uses and activities such as weddings. Requests for Special Use Permits may be made by writing the Superintendent as well as by emailing or calling the park (432-426-3224 ext. 223) to initiate the process. Please allow adequate lead time to allow for permit preparation, review and approval. Fees for these permits may apply.

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Film

Filming permits are arranged on an individual basis. Contact the park at 432-426-3224 ext.223. more

Did You Know?

9th Cavalry on parade Fort Davis 1870s.

The African American “Buffalo Soldiers” amassed a notable record of accomplishments. They arrived in 1867 when western Texas was still very open to attack by raiding Apaches and Comanches. When they left in 1885, peaceful travel and settlement prevailed in much of the region.