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Fort Worth Flashback

The City of Fort Worth's City News presents a weekly article highlighting a local history topic using photographs found in the Library's 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.

water gardens photo

Water Gardens transformed south end of downtown

A northward view shows the Fort Worth Water Gardens in the 1970s, with downtown landmarks in the background.
July 31, 2015

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Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Board: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 6, 2015; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr. View the agenda »

Downtown Design Review Board Special Meeting: 2 p.m. Aug. 6, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St. View the agenda »

Responsible Pet Ownership Class (Spanish): 6 p.m. Aug. 6, 2015; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, 4900 Martin St.

Fort Worth Housing Authority Special Meeting: 9 a.m. Aug. 7, 2015; FWHA Administrative Office, 1201 E. 13th St. View the agenda »

Responsible Pet Ownership Class: 9 a.m. Aug. 8, 2015; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, 4900 Martin St.

Dive-In Movie at Forest Park Pool: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8, 2015; Forest Park Pool, 2850 Park Place.

Historic and Cultural Landmarks Commission: 2 p.m. Aug. 10, 2015; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

View the full city calendar.

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