• 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.

Special Events

A periodic small arms demonstratin at Fort Davis.

Living History Small Arms Demo.


Fee Free Days 2014:
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 15-17 Presidents Day Weekend

April 19-20 National Park Week Opening Weekend
August 25 National Park Service Birthday
September 27 National Public Lands Day
November 11 Veterans Day Weekend

PARK CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Events 2014

-March 8 - 15th Spring Break Living History Tours and Demonstrations. Daily programs at 10AM and 2:30PM. Program Flier[WORD|PDF]

-Summer Junior Ranger Days: June 10, 18 and 26; July 19 and 27; August 2! See our flier in MS Word or PDF.

-Davis Mountains State Park - Saturday Evening Programs! [June 14th - August 16th] 7:00PM every Saturday except July 5th. One hour programs at the DMSP Amphitheater. Flier

-Independence Day Weekend Activities! We will march in the town parade and have lots of living history participants at the fort. For more parade information view the Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce website HERE!

-August 30, 2014 Old Fort Day Festival: Camels, Cavalry & Cannons!

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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.