Texas Trail of Fame - Fort Worth Stockyards - Fort Worth, TX
N 32° 47.348 W 097° 20.951
14S E 654587 N 3629117
Quick Description: In 1999, Buffalo Bill Cody was honored with a star on the Texas Trail of Fame in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth, TX.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 9/26/2015 8:24:43 AM
Waymark Code: WMPNE5
Buffalo Bill's star is located on the west side of N Main St, in front of Leddy's. The star says:
Texas Trail of Fame
Wm. "Buffalo Bill" Cody
Fort Worth Stockyards
The Texas Trail of Fame website has a depiction of Mr. Cody, as well as this short biography: (visit link
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody was easily one the most exciting, image-stirring figures of the American West. His careers included trapper, bullwhacker, Pony Express rider, wagon master, Civil War soldier and military scout. He was best known for his creation and promotion of the famous Wild West shows which toured the world. His life and exploits became the subject of pulp books and magazines which grew his legend even larger. He has been portrayed in movies, on television and is still one of the most recognized Western characters around the world.
About the Texas Trail of Fame: (visit link
The Texas Trail of Fame was established in 1997 to honor those who have made a significant contribution to our Western way of life. Throughout the walkways of the Fort Worth National Historic District, bronze inlaid markers have been placed in honor of their achievements. The desire of the Texas Trail of Fame is to inspire and educate visitors through the adventure of reflecting on these Westerner’s accomplishments. Trail Guides are available at the Stockyards Visitor's Information Center. So come on out to the Fort Worth Stockyards, grab a guide, and hit the trail!