This old map of Wichita Falls, Texas was published in 1890 by Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler. T.M. Fowler was one of the most prominent map publishers of the 19th century and spent a majority of his life traveling around the country creating hand drawn maps of American towns.

The map shows a bird’s eye view of Wichita Falls, TX as it looked at the end of the 19th century. Old Wichita Falls landmarks on the map include¬†Souther’s Opera House, Railway Eating House, Windsor Hotel, Dallas Exchange Hotel, Wichita Roller Mill Co., Wichita Valley Mill & Elevator Co., Wichita Steam Laundry, Wichita Court House, Wichita Public Schools, Board of Trade, and more.

Click here to see Wichita Falls, Texas in 1890.

Reproductions of the restored map are available here.

This old map of Wichita Falls 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 restored map.