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Fishing and hunting club provided family recreation

Posted July 29, 2016

photo of house with people sitting out front

During May of 1915, members of the Vine Lake Fishing and Hunting Club sit on the clubhouse’s porch while other members hold fishing rods. A little girl stands on the front steps holding a stringer of fish.

The Vine Lake Fishing and Hunting Club was founded in 1915 through a land lease taken by J.J. Langevar and R.A. Thannisch. The six-mile waterfront property was on Lake Worth north of Nine-Mile Bridge.

More historic photos are available in the Fort Worth Library’s digital archives.

The Fort Worth Library has approximately 10,000 items pertaining to the history of Fort Worth and Tarrant County. These items include city and county government documents, newspapers, directories, cemetery association records, maps as well as popular and scholarly books written by local authors or about local subjects. To learn more, call 817-392-7740 or email the Genealogy, History and Archives Section.

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