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Woman in Tignon credit “Did you know that in late 18th century Louisiana, black and multiracial women were ordered to cover their hair in public?” My sister asked me. “WOW. Really?” I replied. I&#8…

Shocking History: Why Women of Color in the 1800s Were Banned From Wearing Their Hair in Public

Woman in Tignon credit “Did you know that in late 18th century Louisiana, black and multiracial women were ordered to cover their hair in public?” My sister asked me. “WOW. Really?” I replied. I&#8…

Texas Civil War Museum: Fort Worth, TX

Texas Civil War Museum, White Settlement - Tripadvisor

Ranked #13 of 289 attractions in Fort Worth. Been here too? Add it to your map!

K.M. Van Zandt during the Civil War.  Van Zandt was Major of the 7th Texas Infantry, CSA.  He was captured at Fort Pillow and held as prisoner of war.  After the war he described as “one of the quiet men who built homes … engaged in business, promoted towns,… opened schools, and enforced law and order.”  Known as the Father of Ft Worth.

Van Zandt Cottage - A Fort Worth Landmark

FORT WORTH: This 1878 photo printed in the 1903 Telegram shows a mule-drawn streetcar on Main Street. In 1883 more track was laid downtown. By 1884 Fort Worth Street Railway Company had lost its city monopoly, and the competing Rosedale line began, running from the driving park through downtown to Missouri Pacific Infirmary, the railroad hospital south of town that would become St. Joseph’s Hospital.

A Muletide Gift for Cowtown: Intracity Mass Transit

Fort Worth, Texas, as seen from a very narrow bicycle seat.

Fort Worth Public Market, recently bought by Morning Star Capital/Bob Simpson. He's been behind the restoration of a number of historic buildings in Fort Worth.

Fort Worth Public Market

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This pocket map of Fort Worth, published by C. H. Rodgers in 1919, highlights the city’s major road routes and rail lines in red, outdoor…

Greater Fort Worth City, 1919

This pocket map of Fort Worth, published by C. H. Rodgers in 1919, highlights the city’s major road routes and rail lines in red, outdoor spaces in green, as well as schools, churches, and…