Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site

These two defensive redoubts were built by the Confederacy in the last year of the Civil War, only for the war to wrap up in the Union's favor a few months later. Forts Randolph and Buhlow have since stood watch over the Red River, where they are now managed by the state as a historic site. You can poke around the forts' remains, stay for a period dulcimer concert or stroll along a boardwalk nature pathway.

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