Tag: Historic Site

Fort Stevens State Park

Fort Stevens State Park

Monday, September 16 Through Thursday, September 19, 2019 The drive from Pacific Beach State Park to Fort Stevens State Park was mostly routine until Linda was told the US-101 Astoria-Megler Bridge crossing the Columbia River was one of those high scary bridges.  Not only that, winds along the Columbia can be epic.  Remember the story of Gregg … Continue reading Fort Stevens State Park

Custodian’s Cottage, Market House Museum, Coleto Creek Lake and Fannin Battleground

Custodian’s Cottage, Market House Museum, Coleto Creek Lake and Fannin Battleground

Wednesday turned into a fruitful sightseeing day.   Seeing the Custodian's Cottage took a good portion of the morning.  Wednesday afternoon was spent sightseeing around the town of Fannin in the Coleto Creek area near a KOA to fill a propane bottle. El Camino Real de los Tejas Visitors Center El Camino Real de los Tejas Visitors … Continue reading Custodian’s Cottage, Market House Museum, Coleto Creek Lake and Fannin Battleground

Fort Davis National Historic Site

Fort Davis National Historic Site

Fort Davis was established before the Civil War to protect settlers, stage coach routes and trains from (primarily Apache) Indian raiders.  The fort was closed before the beginning of the twentieth century.  We originally planned to visit the fort on Thursday (Adjusting to Altitude and Making Plans) but we went to the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute … Continue reading Fort Davis National Historic Site