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

Fort Worth Stock Yards Entrance

 
 
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By Denise Boose, May 22, 2010
1. Fort Worth Stock Yards Entrance Marker
Inscription. Spanning Exchange Avenue, this gateway to the Fort Worth Stock Yards was completed in 1910. Constructed by the Topeka Bridge & Land Co. for the Fort Worth Stock Yards Co., it was a significant feat of concrete work for that era. The columns are 22 feet high and 13 feet in circumference. The sign is 36 feet long and 4 feet high. The entrance is a significant landmark in this historic area of Fort Wort.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1985

 
Erected 1985 by Texas Historical Commission, North Forth Worth Historical Society, and North Fort Worth Business Association. (Marker Number 2033.)
 
Location. 32° 47.335′ N, 97° 20.912′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker is on East Exchange Avenue east of North Main Street (U.S. 287), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. There is a marker on each of the columns. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 E Exchange Ave, Fort Worth TX 76164, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thannisch Block Building (a few steps from this marker); Thomas B. Saunders Family (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Bulldogger
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By Denise Boose, May 22, 2010
2. Fort Worth Stock Yards Entrance
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Coliseum (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Quarter Horse Shows (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Worth Stockyards Horse and Mule Barns (about 500 feet away); Fort Worth Livestock Exchange (about 600 feet away); Fort Worth Stock Yards Company (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Worth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Worth Stockyards. The Handbook of Texas Online, Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on March 12, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Fort Worth Stockyards. Wikipedia (Submitted on March 12, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. (Submitted on March 12, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Landmarks
 
Fort Worth Stock Yards Entrance Marker on each column. image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 22, 2010
3. Fort Worth Stock Yards Entrance Marker on each column.
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By Denise Boose, February 2, 2004
4. Fort Worth Stock Yards Entrance Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 11, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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