Map from El Paso to Fort Davis
From El Paso take I-10 east to Van Horn. At Van Horn Take Highway US-90 east. Just south of Valentine take Highway 505 and then 166 east. Turn left on Highway 17 and follow it to the Fort or continue south of Highway 90 to Marfa and then turn left on Highway 17 to Fort Davis. Alternate Route: From Van Horn take I-10 east to Kent and then turn south on Highway 118 to the Fort. (About 4 hours)
Did You Know?
Assistant Surgeon Albert J. Myer, who served at Fort Davis in 1855, developed a new military signaling system. Myer was promoted to major in 1860 and appointed Chief Signal Officer of the U.S. Army. He is known as the Father of the Signal Corps.