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Fort Worth in Vintage Postcards


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Fort Worth in Vintage Postcards by Quentin McGown
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Though Fort Worth was first established in 1849 as a military outpost along what was then the western frontier of Texas, the fort itself was abandoned by 1853. But the civilian settlement that had grown up around it continued to thrive. Following the Civil War, the city and its residents worked hard to become a provisions center for the drovers moving millions of Texas longhorns up the cattle trails to Kansas and beyond. Soon, Fort Worth was also a major hub for rail and other transportation industries, and in the twentieth century, it became an oil center as well. Today, the bustling metropolitan region continues to reinvent itself while also diligently preserving the unique heritage that brings millions of visitors to Fort Worth every year.

Author Biography

In this volume, fourth-generation resident and postcard collector Quentin McGown has gathered more than 200 vintage postcards to illustrate the sweeping and diverse history of Fort Worth. Showcasing the city's grandest architecture, important businesses, and everyday street scenes, these cherished pieces of memorabilia provide a visual connection between the city's past and its vibrant present. Residents and visitors alike are sure to enjoy this informative and entertaining retrospective.
Release date Australia
November 1st, 2003
Country of Publication
United States
Arcadia Publishing
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