Old Fort Davis

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Research paper for a high school American History class at Marfa High School on January 12, 1964. It tells of the first explorers in the Big bend region of Texas during 1583 and the establishment of Fort Davis in 1853 Her paper describes the Indian attacks by the Apaches and the end of the military's use of it. Now it is open to the public.

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10 p. ; 27 cm.

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Sanchez, Mary Helen January 13, 1964.

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Research paper for a high school American History class at Marfa High School on January 12, 1964. It tells of the first explorers in the Big bend region of Texas during 1583 and the establishment of Fort Davis in 1853
Her paper describes the Indian attacks by the Apaches and the end of the military's use of it. Now it is open to the public.

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10 p. ; 27 cm.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area, as well as local families and the ghost town of Shafter.

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  • January 13, 1964

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  • May 10, 2010, 5:02 p.m.

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Sanchez, Mary Helen. Old Fort Davis, text, January 13, 1964; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87840/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.