Fort McKavett State Historic Site

Museum Exhibit or ProgramAtop a remote hill in Menard County, the remains of a 150-year-old fort beckon visitors to what is now considered one of the best preserved and most intact examples of a Texas Indian Wars (1850 to 1875) military post. At Fort McKavett State Historic Site, experience spectacular Hill Country vistas and early West Texas life through the real stories of the infantrymen, Buffalo Soldiers, and families who lived at what Gen. William T. Sherman once described as the prettiest post in Texas.
Source:Texas Historical Commission
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.4(A), 4.4(B), 4.4(C), 4.4(D), 4.9(A), 4.9(B), 4.9(C), 4.12(A), 4.12(B), 4.12(C), 4.12(E), 4.12(F), 4.21(A), 7.6(A), 7.6(B), 7.10(A), 7.10(B), 7.21(A)
Topics:Antebellum Texas, Reconstruction, Late Nineteenth-Century

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