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Cattle on the Sproul Ranch
Photograph of a head of cattle standing in front of trees on the Sproul Ranch. It has a roan coat, and a yellow tag with the number "20" in it in its left ear.
Fort Davis, Commanding Officer's Quarters
Photograph of a plaque outside the Commanding Officer's Quarters. It says: "Commanding Officer's Quarters: This building served as the residence for the commanding officer. Construction of the house began in 1867 under the direction of Lieutenant Colonel Wesley Merritt, who was the first to move in and call it "home". Today it is furnished to the time when Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson, commander of the black Tenth U.S.Cavalry, and his family lived here, 1882-1885."
Fort Davis, Commanding Officer's Quarters cistern
Photograph of the Commanding Officer's Quarters cistern at Fort Davis. The cistern is empty and roped off, and there is a sign with the word "cistern" placed in the middle of the roped off area.
Fort Davis, ruins
Photograph of the ruins of an unnamed building at Fort Davis.
Fort Davis, ruins of Bakery
Photograph of the ruins of a bakery at Fort Davis. The yellow sign to the left says "RUINS FRAGILE KEEP OUT," and the blue sign on the right says "BAKERY 1876 - 1891."
Fort Davis, ruins of Granary
Photograph of the ruins of a granary at Fort Davis. The sign in front of the building reads "Granary 1886-1891."
Fort Davis, ruins of Quarter Master Store house
Photograph of the ruins of the Quarter Master's store house at Fort Davis. There is a building to the left.
Fort Davis, ruins of the privy
Photograph of the ruins of a privy at Fort Davis. Other buildings and a dirt trail are visible in the background.
Fort Davis, ruins, Quartermaster, Storehouse
Photograph of the ruins of the Quarter Master store house at Fort Davis. The sign reads "Quarter Master Store House 1883-1891."
Fort Davis, side of the Commissary
Photograph of the side of the Commissary at Fort Davis.
Fort Davis State Bank
Photograph of the Fort Davis State Bank. There are several cars parked in front of the building.
Giant Vinegaroon or Desert Whiptail Scorpion, Mastigoproctus giganteus
Photograph of vinegaroons or whiptail scorpions, prefers desert areas. Harmless to humans.
The Hotel Limpia
Photograph of the Hotel Limpia in Fort Davis, Texas. It is a two-story building, with a porch on both levels. Three cars are parked in front of the hotel, and a historic marker is visible in front of the car on the far right.
Hotel Limpia, Fort Davis
Photograph of the side of the Hotel Limpia in Fort Davis, Texas. The name of the hotel is painted on the side of the building. Several cars are parked in front of the hotel, and a road sign in the right foreground points to the "Chamber of Commerce".
[Inside the Jeff Davis County Library]
Photograph of books on several shelves inside the Jeff Davis County Library in Fort Davis, Texas. A second-floor balcony and a fan hanging from the ceiling to the right are also visible.
Jeff Davis County Courthouse, courtroom interior
Photograph of the interior of the Jeff Davis County Courthouse. There are five chairs behind a table, each with a water bottle in front of them.
Jeff Davis County Courthouse, historical plaque
Photograph of a historic marker in Fort Davis, Texas. It says: "Jeff Davis County Courthouse. Designed by the architectural firm of L. L. Thurman and Co. of Dallas, this building was erected in 1910-1911 and replaced the original 1880 adobe courthouse. This concrete and stone Classical Revival edifice, erected by the Falls City Construction Company of Louisville, Kentucky, is dominated by a massive portico supported by doric columns. Other distinctive design elements include the alternating horizontal bands of pink rusticated stone made of locally quarried materials and the Beaux arts style clock tower, which feature a Seth Thomas timepiece. The courthouse continues as the seat of local goverment. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2000."
Jeff Davis County Library
Photograph of the Jeff Davis County Library. It is a single story stone building, with several cars parked in front.
Jeff Davis County Library
Photograph of the Jeff Davis County Library. Several cars are parked in front of the building.
Jeff Davis County Library, antique general store bins
Photograph of antique general store bins in the Jeff Davis County Library. The bins are original to the building.
Jeff Davis County Library, interior
Photograph of the interior of the Jeff Davis County Library.
Jeff Davis County Library, interior
Photograph of the interior of the Jeff Davis County Library. Books line the shelves, fans hang from the ceiling, and four globes are visible on a shelf to the right.
Jeff Davis County Library, interior
Photograph of the interior seating area at the Jeff Davis County Library. It includes a green chair, a table, a lamp, and a plant. There are books on the shelves behind the chair.
Jeff Davis County Library, interior
Photograph of the interior of the Jeff Davis County Library. There are green leather sofas, and books line shelves against the walls.
Jeff Davis County Library, interior
Photograph of the interior of the Jeff Davis County Library. Books and movies line the shelves, and there are fans on the ceiling.
Jeff Davis County Library, interior
Photograph of the interior of the Jeff Davis County Library. Books line the shelves, and a fan is visible on the ceiling to the left.
Jeff Davis County Library, interior
Photograph of the interior of the Jeff Davis County Library. Books line the shelves, and there are fans hanging from the ceiling.
Jeff Davis County Library, workings of freight elevator
Photograph of the workings of a freight elevator at the Jeff Davis County Library. A note on the door says "Please, always leave handcarts & a few boxes on elevator."
McDonald Observatory Visitor's Center
McDonald Observatory Visitors Center
McDonald Observatory Visitor's Center
McDonald Observatory Visitors Center
Old Fort Davis Monument in the Jeff Davis County Courthouse grounds
OLD FORT DAVIS C.S.A. CONFEDERATE SUPPLY POINT AND FRONTIER OUTPOST ON GREAT MILITARY ROAD FROM SAN ANTONIO TO EL PASO 1861-62. AFTER SURRENDERED BY U.S.ARMY, OCCUPIED BY DETACHMENT 2ND TEXAS MOUNTED RIFLES. APACHES AMBUSHED PATROL FROM FORT UNDER LT.MAYS IN BIG BEND AREA AUGUST 1861. USED BY TEXAS CONFEDERATE TROOPS EN ROUTE TO AND FROM NEW MEXICO-ARIZONA COMPAIGN TO STOP FLOW OF GOLD TO NORTH AND GAIN ACCESS TO PACIFIC. TWO CANNONS BURIED NEARBY ON RETURN HAVE NEWER BEEN FOUND OCCUPIED BRIEELY CALIFORNIA UNION CAVALRY. AUGUST 1862. A MEMORIAL TO TEXANS WHO SERVED THE CONFEDERACY RECTED BY THE STATE OF TEXAS 1963
[Photograph of Fort Davis, Junior Officer's Quarters]
Photograph of the Junior Officer's Quarters at Fort Davis. It is a two-story building, with a staircase leading to the front entrance which extends upwards to become a balcony. The building stands in front of a mountain.
[Photograph of Fort Davis Kitchen]
Photograph of the kitchen behind the officer's quarters. It is a small adobe building, and a sign in front of it reads "Officer's Quarters Kitchen, 1872-1891."
[Photograph of Fort Davis Post Headquarters Ruins]
Photograph of the ruins of Post Headquarters at Fort Davis. A blue sign says, "Ruins of Post Headquarters, 1870-1891."
[Photograph of Fort Davis Ruins]
Photograph of the ruins of a guard house with the Junior Officer's Quarters in the foreground.
[Photograph of Fort Davis Ruins]
Photograph of the ruins of a mess hall and kitchen at Fort Davis. The ruins are roped off, and there are two signs in the grass. The sign on the left reads "MESS HALL AND KITCHEN," and the sign on the right says, "RUINS FRAGILE KEEP OFF."
[Photograph of Fort Davis, Ruins of Enlisted Mens Barracks]
Photograph of the ruins of enlisted men's barracks. A sign on the right reads: "Enlisted Men's Barracks, 1884-1888," and the sign next to it says "Ruins Fragile Keep Out."
[Photograph of Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park]
Photograph of a covered porch at the Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park. A sign on the right reads "Office".
[Photograph of Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park]
Photograph of the Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park. It was built of adobe in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).
[Photograph of Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park]
Photograph of the pool and surroundings at the Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park. There are people in the pool, and a woman sits in a chair by the poolside. There is a mountain in the background.
[Photograph of Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park]
Photograph of the pool and surroundings at the Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park. Tables and chairs are situated around the pool, and there is a vending machine under the awning in the background.
View of McDonald Observatory in the distance
View of McDonald Observatory in the distance