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The Real Locations That Inspired Larry McMurtry’s ‘Lonesome Dove’

April 24, 2023 | By Ariel Slick

Of all the quintessentially Texan books, Lonesome Dove ranks right up there. And while most readers are familiar with its iconic descriptions of the dusty land, many may not know the local spots that gave author Larry McMurtry the inspiration to write his historical epic.

Pop Culture and History Converge on Fort Worth’s Stars of the Stockyards Tour

March 6, 2023 | By Amanda Ogle

When drovers headed cattle north up the Chisholm Trail in the late 19th century, Fort Worth was the last stop for supplies before crossing the Red River and entering Native American territories.

Drink Alongside Cowboys at this Historic Watering Hole in Fort Worth

October 15, 2017 | By June Naylor

When friends and family visit me in Fort Worth, they ask to see the real Cowtown.

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