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#51 John T Roberts

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Posted 09 September 2017 - 06:24 AM

Yes, Saturday, the 16th.  That might work better if I promote it more on the forum.



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Posted 27 September 2017 - 08:30 AM

The next Downtown Walking Tour is Saturday, October 14th at 9:00 AM.  The title of the tour is "Making Tracks - Fort Worth's Railroad History".  We meet at an appropriate location, the Texas & Pacific Railway Terminal on Lancaster.



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Posted 12 October 2017 - 07:50 PM

The walking tour is coming up on Saturday at 9 AM, if any of you are interested in attending.  It is an educational experience.



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Posted 14 October 2017 - 10:15 PM

Had a great time John. Thanks!



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Posted 15 October 2017 - 09:52 AM

You're welcome, Hipolyte.  However, I will admit that the railroad tour was not within my field of expertise. 



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Posted 15 October 2017 - 05:29 PM

Unfortunately, I still regret not mentioning the removed T&P platforms when we were in the tunnel behind the building.

 

The tour was fun- thanks, John!


- Dylan


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Posted 15 October 2017 - 06:48 PM

Thank you for attending, Dylan.  By the way, please feel free to speak up next time.



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Posted 08 November 2017 - 11:02 AM

The next Downtown Wlaking Tour is this Saturday. The November tour always features John F. Kennedy and his last day in Fort Worth.

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 09:19 PM

at what time would the tour start?



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Posted 08 November 2017 - 10:23 PM

It starts at 9 AM and we meet at the Texas & Pacific Lofts office at the Texas & Pacific Railway Terminal at 221 W. Lancaster Avenue.

 

The December tour is always special.  We do the history of the downtown churches.  We are talking about trying to gain access to two of the church buildings.

 

We are thinking about doing a downtown hotel tour for January. 



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Posted 05 December 2017 - 07:39 PM

The December Downtown Walking Tour is this Saturday, starting at 9:00 AM at the Texas & Pacific Lofts.  The theme for December's tour is "Churches".  The tour leaders are making arrangements for us to go inside at least one of the downtown churches.



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Posted 08 December 2017 - 06:15 AM

I'm in.



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Posted 12 January 2018 - 07:10 PM

Is the walking tour still on for Saturday the 13th? Since it coincides with the Stockshow Parade, and is going to be in the 20's... just curious. It also is the same time as the First Flight dedication of the Bleriot type XI.



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Posted 12 January 2018 - 07:27 PM

Yes, the walking tour is still on.  Unfortunately, I can't be in 3 places at the same time, and I had agreed in November that I would be leading a walking tour this month.  So, I will be leading a tour.  However, I might be able to make a cameo at the parade.  It's going to be cold, and I don't look forward to it, but I will tough it out.



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Posted 12 January 2018 - 09:04 PM

My wife and I signed up for the tour before we knew the First Flight would be on the same day. I would really like to do both, but have a vested interest in the Flight program. My wife may do the tour while I do the FF.  Or we might both show up and I might leave early.  Is the current sculpture tour similar to the other sculpture tour we took?



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Posted 12 January 2018 - 09:08 PM

Yes, it will be very similar.  We also still have to do as much as we can to stay out of the way during the pre-parade happenings.







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