• 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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Friends of Fort Davis NHS
The Friends of Fort Davis National Historic Site was established in 1983 as a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. Its purpose is to support those activities approved by the National Park Service for which congressional funds are not available. The scope of these activities includes preservation, restoration, planning, research, educational and cultural programs.


Western National Parks Association is a nonprofit cooperating association of the National Park Service. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, the association was founded in 1938 as the Southwest Monuments Association to support the interpretive activities of the National Park Service.


About the Volunteers in Parks (VIP) Program at Fort Davis National Historic Site

For volunteer opportunities contact the park volunteer coordinator or send us an application.

Fort Davis National Historic Site
P.O. Box 1379
Fort Davis, Texas 79734

Did You Know?

Photo of officer's row and post hospital.

Fort Davis, when established in 1854, was named for Secretary of War Jefferson Davis. Later during the Civil War, Jefferson Davis served as President of the Confederacy.