Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District – FREE Guided Walking Tour
November 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
Let’s explore the Fort Worth National Stockyards National Historic District, a quintessential Texas history and culture destination with museums, shopping, dining and entertainment.
Fort Worth, Texas is “where the West begins”.
The Fort Worth Stockyards is a historic district that is located in Fort Worth, Texas, north of the central business district. A 98-acre (40 ha) portion encompassing much of the district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Fort Worth Stockyards Historic District in 1976. It holds a former livestock market which operated under various owners from 1866.
Step into the West. Fort Worth is where the West begins, and nothing embodies Western heritage better than the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. From the original brick walkways to the wooden corrals, every inch of the Stockyards tells the true history of Texas’s famous livestock industry.
Come and explore 41 bars & restaurants, 50 shops and over 17 must-see attractions, all surrounded by the rich history of the Fort Worth stockyards. From the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive and historic tours to live music and more, get ready to experience an authentic glimpse of the American West that can only be found here.
Fort Worth Stockyards – Web Links
Event Details …
Meeting Point: TBD
After the Event: TBD – Lunch? Also, at 3:00 pm we’re touring Downtown Fort Worth: public art (murals and sculptures), historic architecture, Hell’s Half Acre (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), Philip Johnson’s Water Gardens and the John F. Kennedy Memorial – separate event listing.
Additional Questions: Anything that can’t be answered by the event description, Google, or common sense, please let us know.
Please note that this is an in-person event,
NOT a livestream/online/virtual/Zoom program.
Your host for this program is Robert Kelleman, the founder/director of the non-profit community organizations Dallas-Texas History & Culture and Washington, DC History & Culture.
Dallas-Texas History & Culture
Experience the history and culture of Dallas, Texas – and the world!
We look forward to seeing you – thanks!
202-821-6325 (text only)