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Ft. Worth

The history of Fort Worth reads like the history of the American West.

Fort Worth began as an army outpost in 1849, established to protect settlers from Indian attacks. Soon, Fort Worth became the last major stop on the legendary Chisholm Trail, the dusty path where millions of cattle were driven North to market. This was the wild era of "Hell's Half Acre," an area of town filled with gambling parlors, saloons, and dance halls. Later, the railroad transformed the Fort Worth Stockyards into a premier livestock center. And when oil began to gush in West Texas, Fort Worth was at the center of the wheeling and dealing.

Known as "Cowtown" for its rough-and-rowdy roots, Fort Worth still celebrates its colorful Western heritage today.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Much to see and do here.. Lots of history...
  • Cons:As in most large cities, the traffic..
  • In a nutshell:In my case, a re-visit is a must.
  • Last visit to Fort Worth: Jan 2000
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Jenniflower's Profile Photo
    Jun 27, 2006 at 2:50 AM

    Thanks for a lovely page! My bridesmaid and bets friend lives here now, and it was good to see the streets she drives down :) Jen x

  • kyoub's Profile Photo
    Apr 19, 2005 at 5:01 PM

    I have never been to the winery. Maybe I should do that. Nice page of tips.

  • keeweechic's Profile Photo
    Sep 29, 2004 at 8:39 PM

    Wow, this is a great page of interesting things to see in FT Worth... great updates and a good insight for anyone visiting.

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Sep 29, 2004 at 4:08 AM

    Very very Nice page! Grapes LOOKS GREAT! :-D What a wonderful updates here Susie dear ;-)))

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Sep 5, 2004 at 10:57 PM

    hmmm can't be that bad at all here..the Merlot and Chardonnay Grapes look ..yummy, like them ...in liquid form even more ...now you talking Susie

  • masc4s's Profile Photo
    Sep 4, 2004 at 11:07 AM

    After night clubbing at Billy Bob's and all that wine tasting l'm calling AA. :)!

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Sep 4, 2004 at 7:08 AM

    an interesting page & lots of great wines ! ...another good reason to visit Texas !

  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Jul 7, 2004 at 5:34 AM

    now it's another new wine discovery - is it for glug-glug ,qaulffing or sniffing ?? ;-)))

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2003 at 9:53 AM

    Wow! Thanks, I just found one more reason to visit twin city: wines! No wines from Texas in my TESCO supermarket (checked last Friday), only Californian ones available :-(((

  • quartinb's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2003 at 5:31 PM

    did you managed to keep straight on all those wine tours... i wouldn´t..


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