• 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.

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Send donations directly to:

Fort Davis National Historic Site

PO Box 1379

Fort Davis, Texas 79734

OR

The Friends of Fort Davis National Historic Site

P.O. Box 1023

Fort Davis, Texas 79734

info@ffdnhs.org

The Friends of Fort Davis National Historic Site is a nonprofit organization which exists to support activities approved by the National Park Service for which congressionally appropriated funds are not available. The group provides money for such activities as historic preservation and restoration, education and cultural programs, research and planning. To donate to or become a member of the Friends’ group, please contact them at P.O. Box 1023, Fort Davis, Texas 79734 or through their website: info@ffdnhs.org or www.ffdnhs.org

Did You Know?

Photo of post hospital Fort Davis 1880s.

Doctors hired by the U.S. Army in the 19th century were some of the best trained physicians in the United States. The army examination for surgeons and assistant surgeons was rigorous and complex.