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Fort Worth: A Texas Original!

Fort Worth has been called "the City Where the West Begins," "Cowtown," and the silent partner in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. None of these descriptions quite tells the story of this city and its people. Since its founding in the mid-nineteenth century as a military outpost, Fort Worth has gone through many phases--cattle, oil, aviation, and tourist. The little village on the Trinity has grown up to become a global city that is a melting pot of economic forces and diverse cultures.At its most basic, Fort Worth's history is the story of leadership, of how men and women of vision built a flourishing community at a river crossing on the north Texas plains. Through troubled times--the 1850s, the Civil War, the 1930s, the 1970s--the leadership kept its eye on the future. The city pulled itself through the down times--and put itself on the map--by visionary projects like the railroad, the Spring Palace, the Stockyards, Camp Bowie, the Bomber Plant, and Sundance Square.

Subtotal$13.95
TSHA Discount-$4.19
Price$9.76

Product Details

Author(s): 
Category Tags: 
Number of Pages: 
144
ISBN-10: 
876111975
ISBN-13: 
9780876111970
Width (in): 
5.50 inches
Height (in): 
8.50 inches
Number in series: 
17
Status:
Active
SKU:
TSHA-PRESS-21675244-PB

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