Texas Historical Marker

How to apply for a Texas historical marker

The Texas marker program is one of the most visible programs of the Texas Historical Commission (THC). Markers commemorate many topics in Texas history including the architecture of houses, commercial and public buildings, religious congregations, military sites and individuals who have made lasting contributions to the state, community organizations and

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Fairmount houses sought for 2017 tour of historic homes

It’s that time again! Home tour houses are being sought for the 2017 Fairmount Tour of Historic Homes. Fairmount’s home tour is held annually, every Mother’s Day weekend and is the largest fund raiser for the neighborhood.

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2233 College Avenue

Fairmount shines during Historic Fort Worth’s preservation awards

Each year Historic Fort Worth, Inc. recognizes outstanding preservation projects in Fort Worth through their annual awards program. During the spring, nominations are requested from the public for projects and people worth of consideration for the award. Four categories of awards recognize excellent preservation projects, rehabilitation of residential properties, great stewards

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September 2016 – Board Meeting Minutes

FNA Board Minutes  September 6, 2016; 7:00 pm Attending: Geri Cotton, Public Safety; Carrie Carter, Membership; Kim Worley, Administration; Roxanna Latifi, Preservation; David Thrapp, Infrastructure; Melanie Dotzour, Finance; Pat Bradley, President Ex Officio Board: Mickey Bradley Directors’ Reports   Historic Preservation – Roxanna Latifi Four committee members accepted to Roxanna’s team:

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804 Baltimore Ave.

804 Baltimore Ave. – Yard of the Month (September 2016)

September’s Yard of the Month award winners are Robert and Taylor Duncan of 804 Baltimore Ave. The home, a new construction with historic design features including a wraparound porch and dormer windows, was built in 2014/15. 1910 Sanborn Fire Maps show two single-story homes with front and back enclosed porches

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August 2016 – General Meeting Minutes

Fairmount National Historic District General Meeting August 23, 2016 Meeting Called to Order by Pat Bradley – 7:00 p.m. Introduction of New Members – two new member households. Welcome! AGENDA Neighborhood Police Officer Update – Sergio Guadarrama (FTW NPO OF THE YEAR!) Uptick in car burglaries. Sergio is working overnights.

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1512 Lipscomb

Come join your Fairmount neighbors at the September social Sept. 23

Come out and meet your neighbors Friday, Sept. 23 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.! Steve and Cathy Halliday have graciously opened their home at 1512 Lipscomb for the neighborhood social this month. Currently we offer the social free to all our neighborhood association members. Anyone that would like to become

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Festivus winner 2015

First Festivus committee meeting set for Sept. 14

It’s about that time to start thinking about Festivus and all of its shenanigans. Last year was another huge success and with Festivus in its third  year Hopefully we can  keep  the momentum going and make it even bigger and “brighter” in 2016! To start things off, we’d love to invite you

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New FNA board members appointed for 2016-2018

At the Fairmount General Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 23 a vote was taken by the general membership to elect new board members for the following positions: communications, preservation, finance and safety. Preservation was the only contested position between candidates Susan Harper and Roxanna Latifi. The vote for director of preservation

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August 2016 – Board Meeting Minutes

FNA Board Minutes  August 1, 2016; 7:00 pm Attending: Carrie Carter, Membership; Kim Worley, Administration; Martin Dahl, Preservation; David Thrapp, Infrastructure; Melanie Dotzour, Finance; Stacy Lueker, Communications; Pat Bradley, President Ex Officio Board: Mickey Bradley; Robert Wedding Directors’ Reports  Historic Preservation – Martin Dahl Murray Miller, our new contact in

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