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

Herbert M. Hinckley

(1897 - 1938)

 
 
Herbert M. Hinckley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gregory Walker, September 17, 2010
1. Herbert M. Hinckley Marker
Inscription.  Engineering innovator who designed this dome for 1936 Texas Centennial. Staked reputation on plan (which uses a unique way of connecting radial arches at peak) despite doubts of many experts. Also designed nearby tower, buildings in major cities, and many bridges.
 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2457.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1936.
 
Location. 32° 44.783′ N, 97° 21.965′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker can be reached from W. Lancaster Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3401 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth TX 76107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Midnight (approx. 0.2 miles away); Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Raymond C. Morrison (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Bowie Boulevard (approx. 0.8 miles away);
Will Rogers Coliseum and Herbert M. Hinckley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gregory Walker, September 17, 2010
2. Will Rogers Coliseum and Herbert M. Hinckley Marker
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Camp Bowie in World War I (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Worth's First Flight (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ormer Leslie Locklear (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Worth.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022