• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

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  • Museum Closure

    The park auditorium is undergoing major rehabilitation and can only accommodate 15 persons watching the film at once. We play it every half hour, or on an as needed basis. Completion date; spring 2015. Everything else is open, as usual, at the park.

Map from Midland/Odessa to Fort Davis

Map from Midland/Odessa to Fort Davis, Texas.
 
From Midland/Odessa take I-20 west to Pecos. From Pecos take Highway 17 south through Balmorhea to Fort Davis. (About 2.5 hours)

Did You Know?

9th Cavalry on parade Fort Davis in the 1870s.

Units of the 9th and 10th Cavalry and 24th and 25th Infantry served at Fort Davis from 1867 through 1885. Organized after the Civil War with African American soldiers with white officers, these units compiled a notable record on the Indian frontier.