|The eight main U.S. military installations in the Red River Valley - one in Louisiana, three in Oklahoma, and four
in Texas - show above any other cultural feature how closely history is linked between the three states.
Spanning four wars - the Texas Revolution, the Mexican-American, Civil, and Indian Wars - the forts not only
record the progress of the Western frontier, but also what has been lost in the American quest for Manifest
Below is a map of the Red River Valley and the locations of the six forts, numbered in order of their
establishment. Click on the fort's names to learn about each one.
|Red River Fort Tour
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