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Fort Davis, ruins of the privy

Description: Photograph of the ruins of a privy at Fort Davis. Other buildings and a dirt trail are visible in the background.
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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[Photograph of Fort Davis Ruins]

Description: 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."
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Fort Davis, ruins of Granary

Description: Photograph of the ruins of a granary at Fort Davis. The sign in front of the building reads "Granary 1886-1891."
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Fort Davis, ruins

Description: Photograph of the ruins of an unnamed building at Fort Davis.
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Fort Davis, ruins of Bakery

Description: 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."
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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[Photograph of Fort Davis, Junior Officer's Quarters]

Description: 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.
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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[Photograph of Fort Davis Kitchen]

Description: 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."
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Fort Davis, Commanding Officer's Quarters

Description: 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."
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Fort Davis, Commanding Officer's Quarters cistern

Description: 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.
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Hotel Limpia, Fort Davis

Description: 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".
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Old Fort Davis Monument in the Jeff Davis County Courthouse grounds

Description: 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
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph

Fort Davis State Bank

Description: Photograph of the Fort Davis State Bank. There are several cars parked in front of the building.
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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Jeff Davis County Courthouse, historical plaque

Description: 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."
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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