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

The Site of Camp Worth

 
 
The Site of Camp Worth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 20, 2010
1. The Site of Camp Worth Marker
Inscription. This stone marks the site of Camp Worth, a United States Military Post named in Honor of General William J. Worth and Commanded by Major Ripley A. Arnold 1849-1853. The camp protected the frontier against Indians, and was the beginning of the City of Fort Worth.
 
Location. 32° 45.446′ N, 97° 20.062′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker is at the intersection of West Belknap Street (State Highway 347 Spur) and North Houston Street (Business U.S. 287), on the right when traveling west on West Belknap Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 W Belknap St, Fort Worth TX 76102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Worth (here, next to this marker); Site of the First Masonic Hall in Fort Worth (here, next to this marker); Tarrant County Criminal Courts Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Leonard Brothers Department Store (within shouting distance of this marker); First School (within shouting distance of this marker); 1784 Tarrant County 1815 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Tarrant County Criminal Courts Building and The Site of Camp Worth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 20, 2010
2. Tarrant County Criminal Courts Building and The Site of Camp Worth Marker
line); "The Stage Leaves From Here" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Worth's First Telephone Exchange (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Worth.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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