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Gamblers and Gunfights Trail Marker

CATEGORY: Heritage Trails


300 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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In the 1880s, Fort Worth, "the queen city of the prairies," was home to good hotels, restaurants, theaters, banks, 60 saloons, and nine churches. The White Elephant Saloon drew in famous men of the West, including Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, "Doc" Holiday and "Longhair Jim" Courtright. Learn what happened on the fateful night of February 8 in Fort Worth, Texas. 

This Trail Marker is sponsored by the SID W. Richardson Foundation. 

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