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Historic Fort Stockton


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Typical frontier military post established 1858 as Camp Stockton; abandoned in 1886. Fort consisted of 35 buildings made of adobe and hand-hewn limestone. Four original buildings remain: Three of the eight officers' quarters, and guardhouse with jailer's quarters, three solitary confinement cells, and a larger holding cell. Some of the other buildings reconstructed.


Admission: Admission fee.
Hours: Mon. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 - 5 p.m.
Address: 301 E. Third St.
Phone: 432-336-2400

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Old Fort Cemetery

Records on existing tombstones indicate few people lived beyond age 40;

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Historic Fort Stockton

Typical frontier military post established 1858 as Camp Stockton; abandoned in 1886. Fort consisted of 35 buildings made of adobe and hand-hewn limestone. Four original buildings remain: Three of the eight officers' quarters, and guardhouse with jailer'

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Paisano Pete

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Visitor Information Center

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