Fort Worth to 1895 (Extended Education Course)
September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The first of a three part series on Fort Worth history given by Quentin McGown, the course focuses on the city’s growth and development to 1895, including a discussion of the area’s prehistory and the events leading to the establishment of the 1849 military post. Highlights of the covered time period include the development of the livestock industry, the arrival of the railroad and the challenges of a frontier town growing into a major city. The class meets on campus for two evening lectures supplemented by two evenings of walking tours to significant locations identified with Fort Worth’s early years.
Meets every Tuesday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, September 21, 2021 to October 12, 2021.
Course fee: $126.00