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Fort McKavett State Historical Site

. Description:  Fort constructed in 1852, abandoned 1859, reoccupied 1868-1883.  25 structures include ruins and restored buildings.  The 1870 hospital holds an interpretive center.  Office quarters, school, barracks, post headquarters and others have been restored.
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How to find: 

Address:
FM Rd 864
Fort McKavett, TX 76841

Parent Organization:
Texas Parks & Wildlife
Contacts
Phone 915 396-2358
Park Information: 800 792-1112
URL
Texas Historical Commission
http://www.thc.state.tx.us/hsites/hs_fort_mckavett.shtml

Friends of Fort McKavett
http://www.fortmckavett.org/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Year Round 8 - 5 8 - 5 x x x 8 - 5 8 - 5
Season Closed Christmas
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
As of MAR 2008
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

  under 13 free   13+ $3    
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What kind of visit you can have: 25 fort buildings, some restored and refurnished.  Guided tours daily.  
Big Events: Living History Event (Mar) Suggested Stay:
Period 1853-1883 Type of Site Fort
Buildings: Visitor center, officers quarters, school, barracks, headquarters, bakery, deadhouse
Interpreters: Tour guides Craftspeople:
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Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  Yes  Grills
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Snacks
Restaurant
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
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Description

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Nearby Places to Stay:

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Camping/RV  
     

Bed & Breakfast

 None identified within 25 miles
     
Hotel/Motel  
Hilltop Motel 910 Frisco Street
Menard TX 76859
915 396-2075
Menard Budget Inn 210 South Ellis Street
Menard TX 76859
915 396-4719
Motel 83 103 Frisco Street
Menard TX 76859
915 396-4549
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Last Update:  01/09/2010

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