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Fort Worth's Historic Hotels

Fort Worth's Historic Hotels( )
Author: Ramos, Simone C. De Santiago
Series title:Images of America Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7385-9974-8
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

Fort Worth, originally named Camp Worth, was founded as an Army outpost in 1849, and the old cavalry stables became Fort Worth's first hotel. The Texas & Pacific Railroad arrived in Fort Worth in July 1876, bringing the need for more lodging. Shortly after its arrival, boardinghouses and simple accommodations were quickly opened. At the turn of the century, Fort Worth became a center for cattle ranchers, and the first luxury hotels were built. By the next decade, wealthy oil barons...
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