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Great place to visit IF you are a history buff

I like historical places, It's free and on a cool sunny day in January I enjoyed the short trip to Fort Phantom Hill. Recommend you visit Frontier Texas first to learn the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
andyzap
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Woodstock GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so impressed with the new welcome center and restrooms. We were able to freely walk around and explore the site at our leisure. Bonus... we were the only people there!

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Woodstock GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like historical places, It's free and on a cool sunny day in January I enjoyed the short trip to Fort Phantom Hill. Recommend you visit Frontier Texas first to learn the history of West Texas and the purpose of the forts the go and walk in the history of this fort, I did the reverse and still enjoyed it.... More 

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MORENO VALLEY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This was my 3rd or 4th time to this Historic Fort. But this time I was there at the very end of the day when the setting sun made the Ruins glow. Enjoyed exploring more and finding structures I hadn't seen before.

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1 Thank drdroad
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We enjoyed looking around this historic area and trying to envision the life of those who lived here so many years ago. There's not a lot left of the buildings, but just enough to wet your appetite.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

It is a free self -guided tour. The buildings are clearly marked. Great piece of history. and great photo ops.

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Abilene, Texas
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We lived in Abilene for several years and I always wanted to visit the fort, but never did. On a recent visit back to town, I remembered this place and looked it up on the map to find the exact location. As we left town early in the morning we stopped to look around. It was a beautiful sunny morning,... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I gave it a 5 because I LOVE this old fort, but I am not sure anyone who is not a die hard history buff would enjoy it. Not much is left, but I go to the fort about once a year, just to walk around and feel...

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a little far out but it was a really nice place to hike just be careful of ants. It's definitely peaceful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Didn't have much to do so took a drive that led me to Fort Phantom Hill. It was nice to have a map provided for a self guided tour. The grass was getting a little high but understandable with all the rain recently. The area was peaceful, serene, a great place to reflect on the past. Bonus was restrooms are... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Had a few hours to spare and we enjoy other Fort cities, so we decided to visit Fort Phantom Hill. Only direction I found on the highway was a direction to Fort Phantom Hill lake without a milage indicator. Followed the road for several miles without a sign of a lake or a fort. Turned around at the turn off... More 

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