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Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fort Worth Livestock Exchange

 
 
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By Steve Gustafson, August 29, 2009
1. Fort Worth Livestock Exchange Marker
Inscription. Headquarters, one of the greatest cattle markets in the world. In late 1860s Fort Worth was stop on cattle trails. Market for West Texas organized 1870s. First trader, T.B. Saunders, Sr., soon was joined by others. First small packing houses were followed (early 1900s) by multi-million dollar plants. By 1910 trading almost doubled. This structure was erected in 1902-03 to house the Stockyards Company, Livestock Commission, and buyers offices, surrounded by lawns (now parking lots). In 1944, was purchased by United Stockyards Corporation. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
 
Erected 1967 by Texas Historical Survey Commission. (Marker Number 2029.)
 
Location. 32° 47.346′ N, 97° 20.8′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker is on E. Exchange Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 532 E. Exchange Street, Fort Worth TX 76164, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Worth Stock Yards Company (here, next to this marker); Fort Worth Stockyards Horse and Mule Barns (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Quarter Horse Shows
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By Denise Boose, May 22, 2010
2. Fort Worth Livestock Exchange Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Quanah Parker (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Coliseum (about 400 feet away); The First Bulldogger (about 400 feet away); Fort Worth Stock Yards Entrance (about 600 feet away); Thomas B. Saunders Family (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Worth.
 
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<i>Fort Worth Live Stock Exchange, Ft. Worth, Texas</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1920
3. Fort Worth Live Stock Exchange, Ft. Worth, Texas
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,009 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas.   2. submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   3. submitted on . • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 15, 2016.
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