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Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Trail Marker

CATEGORY: Heritage Trails


711 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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After the emancipation of slaves in 1865, African-American residence of Fort Worth established small businesses and churches. The community was served by several African-American businessman and doctors, including Dr. Riley Ransom, who opened a hospital in 1918.

A mural by artist Paula Blincoe Collins depicts Fort Worth so early African-American history.

This Trail Marker is sponsored by the Fort Worth Chamber Foundation. 

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