• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

Map from Del Rio to Fort Davis

Map from Del Rio to Fort Daivs
 
From Del Rio take Highway 90 west to Alpine. From Alpine take Highway 118 north to Fort Davis. (About 3.5 hours)

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.