• 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.

Photos & Multimedia

Fort Davis National Historic Site has a substantial collection of both historic and modern photographs (including living history photos) reflecting both its past and present.

 
 

Did You Know?

Photo of Lieutenant Colonel Washington Seawell.

Lieutenant Colonel Washington Seawell, with six companies of the 8th Infantry, built Fort Davis in 1854. Seawell commanded the post until July of 1860.