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

1784 Tarrant County 1815

Organized Aug 5, 1850-Named for

 

—General Edward H. Tarrant —

 
1784 Tarrant County 1815 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 20, 2010
1. 1784 Tarrant County 1815 Marker
Inscription. Born 1796, died at Fort Belknap 1858. Veteran of War of 1812, active in Battle of New Orleans. Veteran of Texas War of Independence 1836, Commander of Ranger Forces of Northwest Frontier 1837. Representative from Red River District in Congress of Texas Republic in 1838, General of Texas Militia defeating Indians at Village Creek in 1841.

Donated by Business Leaders of Fort Worth in grateful appreciation this marker is erected by the Gen. Edwards H. Tarrant Chapter & Tarrant County Historical Society under the Auspices of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812.
State of Texas
May 18, 1949
 
Erected 1949 by Gen. Edwards H. Tarrant Chapter & Tarrant County Historical Society under the Auspices of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
 
Location. 32° 45.428′ N, 97° 19.992′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker is at the intersection of West Weatherford Street (State Highway 347 Spur) and Main Street, on the left when traveling east on West Weatherford Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 W Weatherford St, Fort Worth TX 76102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Tarrant County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 20, 2010
2. Tarrant County Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leonard Brothers Department Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Site of Camp Worth (about 400 feet away); Fort Worth (about 400 feet away); Site of the First Masonic Hall in Fort Worth (about 400 feet away); Tarrant County Criminal Courts Building (about 500 feet away); "The Stage Leaves From Here" (about 500 feet away); First School (about 600 feet away); Fort Worth's First Telephone Exchange (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Worth.
 
Also see . . .  Tarrant, Edward H. The Handbook of Texas Online, Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on February 13, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Tarrant County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 21, 2010
3. Tarrant County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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