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Site of Camp Worth DAR Marker -- Fort Worth TX
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N 32° 45.445 W 097° 20.058
14S E 656036 N 3625622
Quick Description: A beautiful bronze relief panel featuring an artist's concept of life at Camp Worth on a DAR monument in downtown Fort Worth
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 3/24/2017 12:30:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMVAMD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
A beautiful bronze panel featuring an artist's concept of life at Camp Worth in the early 1850s is mounted to a boulder of Texas pink granite at the site of Camp Worth, the precursor to the City of Fort Worth. the Daughters of the American Revolution placed the monument here at the northwest corner of W Belknap Street (on the old 1850s military road to Fort Belknap) and N Houston road (near a well-known ford over the Trinity River) in 1921.

The text on he bronze relief panel reads as follows:

""This stone marks the site of Camp Worth, a United States Military Post, named in honor of General William J. Worth, and Commanded by Major Ripley A. Arnold, 1849-1853. The camp protected the frontier against Indians, and was the beginning of the City of Fort Worth."

A smaller tablet on the back with the DA symbol reads as follows:


Erected by Mary Isham Keith Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, 1921"
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Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: 1/1/1921

Website for sculpture?: [Web Link]

Where is this sculpture?:
W Belknap St at N Houston S
Fort Worth, TX

Sculptors Name: Unknown

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