Old Guardhouse Museum and its collection

Old Guardhouse Museum

Fort Clark, located just off U.S Route 90 near Brackettville in Kinney County, Texas, was a frontier fort that later served as the headquarters for the 2nd Cavalry Division. This historic site offers a glimpse into the military history of the United States, particularly the role of the 2nd Cavalry Division.

The Old Fort Clark Guardhouse Museum

Operated by the Fort Clark Historical Society, the Old Fort Clark Guardhouse Museum is located in the historic guardhouse. The museum showcases exhibits about the fort's history, including uniforms, weapons, photographs, and memorabilia. It has a special focus on artifacts from several African American military units, including the Black Seminole Scouts and the Buffalo Soldiers of the 24th and 25th U.S Infantries.

Historic Landmarks at Fort Clark

The Fort Clark Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 6, 1979, highlighting its significance in American history. The Commanding Officer's Quarters at Fort Clark were designated a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark in 1988, followed by the Fort Clark Guardhouse in 1962, and the Fort Clark Officers Row Quarters in 1991. These designations underscore the historical importance of these structures.

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Old Guardhouse Museum
152 McClernand Rd
TX 78832 Brackettville

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
13:00 – 16:00
13:00 – 16:00


Normal rateUS$2.00


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152 McClernand Rd, Brackettville

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