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Address: Abilene, TX
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Interesting bit of history

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
houstonnative47
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Houston, Texas
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MORENO VALLEY
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558 reviews
225 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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463 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
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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Thank houstonnative47
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41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I'm a history buff so I really liked it!!! Its free and pretty much self guided. The trash is,k owed so there's basically a trail around. Only dissapointment was the small building across from the rest of the facility was locked.

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Thank stubbornme
Abilene, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Thank OLDGROUCH73
Abilene, Texas
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Thank Okiedokie11
Fort Worth, Texas
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114 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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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2 Thank Dajo43
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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Thank whitewolf936vt
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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1 Thank Beth P
San Antonio, Texas
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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Thank wrjahn
Abilene, Texas
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a great place to visit if you l8ve history. We were there on a late spring day when it was cloudy and it seemed to add to the experience.

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