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September 2021

Fort Worth to 1895 (Extended Education Course)

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Texas Christian University, 3015 Merida Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76109 United States
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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…

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October 2021

The History of Baseball in Fort Worth

October 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fort Worth Library, 500 W. Third St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102-7305 United States
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With baseball season coming to a close, let's look back on the history of the game in Fort Worth. Author Mark Presswood will discuss the trajectory of baseball in the city from its beginnings in the 1870s through the formation of the more recent Fort Worth Cats team and all the fun and drama in between. As part of the Texas League of Professional Baseball Clubs, the Fort Worth Panthers became one of the most famous minor league teams in history winning six straight championships…

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The French Presence in Texas: 1878 to Today (Extended Education Course)

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Texas Christian University, 3015 Merida Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76109 United States
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From the ranches of West Texas at the turn of the 20th century to today’s aerospace industry, the French in Texas have contributed and continue to impact the economic, diplomatic, educational, and cultural landscape of the Lone Star State. This two-part course explores the enduring Franco-Texan relations of then and now and reveals unexpected connections. Taught by Dr. Marie Schein. This class meets on Thursday, October 21 and 28, 2021, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Course fee: $74.00 Register here! (Second…

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