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"Hell's Half-Acre to Sundance Square"
A guided walking tour of downtown Fort Worth from its founding to its present day revitalization. "Hell's Half-Acre to Sundance Square" is filled with anecdotal stories of Fort Worth's past and present. The tour takes you to points of interest in the downtown area and provides insight and tips on places to see and things to do throughout Fort Worth and Tarrant county.

Stockyards and Historic North Side
The historic North Side was born when Armour and Swift meatpackers built 2 packing plants there in 1902. The plants and surrounding stockyards became one of the largest slaughtering and packing facilities in the country. The area attacted thousans of immigrant workers, while at the same time preserving Fort Worth's unique cowboy culture. Today it is on the National Register of Historic Places, the home to the Cowboy Trail of Fame, the North Side Coliseum, Billy Bob's Honky-Tonk Saloon, and the world's only working longhorn herd. Come walk the old brick streets and absorb the genuine Western culture.

Walking Tour Tips: Summer — The heat is intensified in the canyons of a city, don't be embarrassed to bring bottled water and wear the most efficient sun protection that you feel is necessary. Hats and other sun protection will let you take your mind off the weather and enjoy the tour. There will be ample opportunities to stand in the shade and a few places to sit down during the tour.

Walking Tour Tips: Winter — Cold wind blowing between buildings can increase the "chill factor." It is far more comfortable to carry gloves or extra clothing in the warm spots than to be without them when they are needed.

Bass Performance Hall Bass Performance Hall
Fire Station #1
Fire Station #1
Fort Worth Water Gardens Fort Worth Water Gardens
Exchange Avenue Exchange Avenue at the Stockyards
Oakwood Cemetery Oakwood Cemetery

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