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History of Fort Davis, Texas

Robert Wooster

History of Fort Davis, Texas

by Robert Wooster

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Published by Division of History, Southwest Cultural Resources Center, Southwest Region, National Park Service, Dept. of the Interior in Santa Fe, N.M .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fort Davis (Tex. : Fort) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Wooster.
    SeriesSouthwest Cultural Resources Center professional papers -- no. 34., Southwest Cultural Resources Center professional papers -- no. 34.
    ContributionsSouthwest Cultural Resources Center. Division of History.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF394.F63 W66 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 412 p. :
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17783198M

    Get this from a library! History of Fort Davis, Texas. [Robert Wooster; Southwest Cultural Resources Center. Division of History.]. From Atlas of Texas. Published by The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Business Research, Late 19th Century: Texas Federal Forts (K) From History of Fort Davis, Texas by Robert Wooster; Southwest Cultural Resources Center Professional Papers Number

      There are many sights to see in and around Fort Davis, Texas. The only problem is having time to see them all! TX Fort Davis to I, Van Horn ‘Giant’ history - Duration:   A tour through Alpine, Marfa, and Fort Davis will give you only a tiny taste of what these Texas towns can offer, but it’s a delicious one at that. Take a drive to Alpine, and you’ll discover Holland Avenue, where you’ll find Big Bend Arts Council’s Gallery on the Square and not only a varied assortment of great art, but also an Author: Spring Sault.

    Charlotte Thurman, an alert reader from Midland, Texas immediately recognized what we do here at Texas Escapes and sent us some photos of a lonely building out in Jeff Davis County (in Jeff Davis County most of the buildings are lonely). To us, the mysterious building first appeared to be a well-preserved temple of a lost West Texas culture.   Fort Davis National Historic Site: Straight out of the 's - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Fort Davis, TX, at Tripadvisor.4/5().


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History of Fort Davis, Texas by Robert Wooster Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fort Davis History. Courtesy of Texas State Library and Archives Commission. FORT DAVIS, TEXAS. Fort Davis, the county seat of Jeff Davis County, is on Limpia Creek at the intersection of State highways 17 andeighty miles northeast of Presidio and miles southeast of El Paso in south central Jeff Davis County.

The precursor of the town. On Octothe Commander of the Department of Texas issued the official order that established Fort Davis Post -Civil War Fort Davis After the Civil War the army re-established Fort Davis to protect travel on the San Antonio-El Paso Road.

Fort Davis was the scene of one of the military's most bizarre set of personal relationships. 1st Lt. Louis H. Orleman, his eighteen-year-old daughter Lillie, and Lt. Andrew Geddes were all stationed at neighboring Fort Stockton in February Fort Davis is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United population was 1, at the census, up from 1, at the census.

It is the county seat of Jeff Davis County. It was the site of Fort Davis, established in on the San Antonio–El Paso Road through west Texas and named after Jefferson Davis, who was then the County: Jeff Davis.

Fort Davis, at Texas book eastern base of the Davis Mountains, was founded in response to War Department interest in a route through the Southwest with available water. It was established by order of Secretary of War Jefferson Davis in on Limpia Creek, on land leased from John James, a San Antonio surveyor.

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The City of Fort Davis is Located in the state of TX. We have compiled the ultimate Database of phone numbers from around the state and country to help you locate any lost friends, relatives or family members.

We offer the ability to search by first name, last name, phone number, or business name. Robert M. Utley was a career historian for the National Park Service, interested primarily in the military history of the American West. This handbook was completed soon after creation of Fort Davis National Historic Site in West Texas.

He sets the park in the context of US military history.3/5(1). FORT DAVIS, TEXAS Jeff Davis County Seat, West TexasHwys 17 & 36 miles S of I 21 miles N of Marfa 26 miles N of Alpine Population: 1, () 1, () Fort Davis Area Hotels > Alpine Hotels. Mrs. Farmer, "Fort Davis on the Clear Fork of the Brazos," West Texas Historical Association Year Book 33 ().

Marilynne Housely, "Forting Up on the Texas Frontier during the Civil War," West Texas Historical Association Year Book 17 ().

John Chadbourne Irwin, Autobiography (MS, Richardson Library, Hardin-Simmons University). This engaging, illustrated history of Fort Davis, one of the U.S. Army's most important western posts, relates the exciting history of Trans-Pecos Texas—the far western reaches off the state.

Wooster traces the history of this Davis Mountains region from the days when Indians and later Spaniards and Mexicans inhabited the area, through its 4/5(2). Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce P.O.

Box Fort Davis, Texas / ()   The Culture Farewell to the “Rambling Boy,” Lonn Taylor. The Fort Davis historian and raconteur knew and loved Texas and its people like no one else. The frontier outpost of Fort Davis, Texas is one of the best surviving examples of an Indian Wars‘ frontier military post in the toFort Davis was strategically located to protect emigrants, mail coaches, and freight wagons on the Trans-Pecos portion of the San Antonio-El Paso Road and on the Chihuahua Trail.

The picturesque remains of Fort Davis, more extensive. The Fort Davis area offers nine different restaurants, all with their own uniqueness. There are two grocery stores and a liquor store less than two miles from the RV Park.

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Location The Rockpile Ranch is located along the Scenic Loop, Highwayin the Davis Mountains of West Texas and just a conversation away from McDonald Observatory, Fort Davis and Marfa.

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Books to Borrow Full text of "History of Fort Davis, Texas". Credits & Sources. Fort Davis and the Trans Pecos Frontier was written by Steve Dial, Contributing Editor to Texas Beyond History (see Frontier Forts Supporters and Contributors). Print Sources. Austerman, Wayne Sharps Rifles and Spanish Mules: The San Antonio-El Paso Mail, Texas A&M University Press, College Station.

Fort Davis: Outpost on the Texas Frontier. Popular History Series. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, Kindle Edition. History of Fort Davis, Southwest Cultural Resources Center, Professional Papers No.

Santa Fe,   Creation Information. Potter, Mrs. Context. This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. The Fort Davis, TX White Pages phone book.

Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. Texas; Fort Davis Fort Davis White Pages. Local Time: AM CDT. financial history, addresses and contact info. Screen a Tenant. Run tenant background checks, credit checks, eviction history, and more. Tells the story of Fort Davis from the events leading to its founding in to its establishment as a National Historic Site in Item A key post in the defense system of western Texas, Fort Davis played a major role in the history of the Southwest.The Buffalo Soldiers, African-Americans comprising the 9th and 10th Calvary and the 24th and 25th Infantry, served faithfully and with distinction here for almost 20 years.

The history of Fort Davis and West Texas unfold in this fast-paced video, which takes the viewer through a chronological history of the post from birth to deactivation.