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Fort Worth Walking Tours

Each month (weather permitting), Tim Young hosts a free walking tour of Fort Worth!

We start at the historic T&P Train Station on the patio next to The T&P Tavern at 9:00 am. The monthly tours are presented by knowledgeable guides who share a love of Fort Worth’s history.

Free parking at meters along W Lancaster Avenue or paid parking in the lot in front of The T&P building. Transportation directly to The T&P Station from Dallas, DFW Airport, and mid-city transit stations is available via Trinity Metro. There will be plenty of breakfast burritos. This tour is free to individuals and families.

This is a great event and an opportunity to see and learn more about the history of our unique and special city.

Registration is through EventBrite.

Fort Worth – Skyline Tour!

May 11, 2024 9am – 11am

Join us for a free walking tour of downtown Fort Worth. This month, we learn about the race for the sky in downtown Fort Worth from 1890. We’ll find the architectural gems that still stand today, point out the newest members of the skyscraper club, and revisit several sites that have disappeared.

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Fort Worth: A Southern Exposure

April 13, 2024 9am – 11am

Join us for a free walking tour of Fort Worth’s near south side. This month, we’ll learn about the area’s history, including some famous businesses that were established here, some beautiful architecture, and the impact of the railroad, the Great Southside Fire of 1909, and the 1889 Spring Palace. The exciting area is home to shops, factories, churches, galleries, and craft breweries. Come join us to learn all about this deeply historic part of Fort Worth.

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The Banks that Built Fort Worth

March 9, 2024 9am – 11am

Join us for a free walking tour of downtown Fort Worth. This month, we learn about the banks that built many of our beautiful downtown buildings. Some are gone, but many remain. This tour is a great combination of history and architecture. Many familiar names in Fort Worth’s history were major players in Fort Worth banking.

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Free Architecture Tour of Downtown Fort Worth

February 10, 2024 9am – 11am

The history of downtown Fort Worth can be traced through its beautiful architecture. Historic and modern buildings blend in our skyline to tell interesting stories about our city.  We start at the historic T&P Train Station on the patio of The Tavern at 9:00 am. The monthly tours are guided by knowledgeable and entertaining history buffs who share a love of Fort Worth. Tim Young provides complimentary breakfast burritos.

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Making Tracks – Fort Worth’s Railroad History

January 13, 2024 9am – 11am

Join us for a free walking tour of downtown Fort Worth. This month, we learn about the impact of the railroad on our city, beginning with the arrival of the T&P in 1876. Throughout the years, the railroad has been an important part of the local economy and culture. We’ll also learn about the streetcars and our famous private subway.

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Broadway Baptist Church

Fort Worth’s Historic Churches

December 9, 2023 9am – 11am

Join us for a free walking tour of some of downtown Fort Worth’s historic church buildings. This tour recounts the history of several downtown congregations and we go inside a few of the most beautiful buildings in our city. Just make your reservations (space is limited) and come enjoy the 2-3 mile walk through downtown Fort Worth with lots of stops along the way.

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JFK in Fort Worth

JFK Visits Fort Worth Walking Tour

November 11, 2023 9am – 11am

Join us for a free walking tour of downtown Fort Worth’s history. This tour recounts the two historic visits by John Fitzgerald Kennedy to downtown Fort Worth and some other interesting stories from the 1960s era.

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