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9 Nov 2018
“It's a sign, folks...”
8 Aug 2015
“Only a marker denotes the location”
During the late 1800's this area was frequented by gamblers and thieves and even by Butch Cassidy.
Fort Worth, TX
Downtown Fort Worth
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Hell's Half Acre (which I've read was actually more like 2.5 acres of red light district) is non-existent today. The historical marker stands at one end of the water garden, near the convention center and across from the Omni Hotel. YEP.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EvaFriedel
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This was the area made famous during Fort Worth's hell-raising, lawless time period. You will find a historical marker at the south end of the Fort Worth Convention denoting the location. The area was popular during the days of the trail drives and was one...More

Date of experience: August 2015
20  Thank Danda0624
Reviewed 13 March 2006

While Hell's Half Acre is an important part of Fort Worth History, you won't be able to find it anymore. It was the seediest part of town, and was eventually razed to build the convention center.

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