This old map of Fort Worth, Texas was published in 1891 by Henry Wellge, one of the most prolific map publishers of the 19th century. Wellge spent more than 30 years of his life traveling the United States and creating more than 150 beautiful hand drawn maps of American towns.
The map shows a bird’s eye view of Fort Worth, TX as it looked at the end of the 19th century. Landmarks on the map include the Trinity River, Clear Fork, West Fork, the Transcontinental Railroad, Houston Street, and the area now known as Downtown Fort Worth.
This old map of Fort Worth has been lovingly restored by the team at KNOWOL. Reproductions of the restored map are available on museum quality, archival paper to ensure that this piece of Texas history can be passed on to the next generation. Click here to get a copy of the map.