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WWHA 2017 FORT WORTH Roundup

News, Updates & Other Information

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July 12-15, 2017, Fort Worth, Texas 8888888888888888888888888
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Radisson Fossil Creek, 2540 Meacham Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas

Hotel Reservations:  (817) 625-9911 - Ask for Wild West History Association Rates

 

oin us for the 10th Annual WWHA Roundup in Fort Worth as we celebrate the 150 anniversary of the Chisholm Trail, learn about the origin of the Texas Rangers, significant gunfights and gunfighters in Texas, and such infamous characters as John Wesley Hardin.  Travel with us to the graves of Jim Miller, Luke Short, Jim Courtright and others at the Oakwood Cemetery, tour the Fort Worth Stockyards, and visit great museums such as the Amon Carter.  It will be one "bang-up of a time" in Cow Town!
Radisson Fossil Creek, 2540 Meacham Blvd., Fort Worth, TexasHotel Reservations:  (817) 625-9911 - Ask for Wild West History Association Rates

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Confirmed Speakers and Topics:

Bill O'Neal - "Significant Gunfights in Texas"

Richard Selcer - "Law & Disorder - Texas Style"

Mike Cox - "A Brief History of the Texas Rangers"

Chuck Parsons - "An Overview of the Sutton-Taylor Feud"

Gary & Margaret Kraisinger - "Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Chisholm Trail"

Jerry Lobdill - "Deacon Jim Miller's Bloody Legacy"

Harold Weiss - "Murder Cases and the Rise of the Texas Rangers as Detectives"

Donna Harrell - "The Marlow Brothers"

Bill Neal - "Death on the Lonely Llano Estacado: The Assassination of J. W. Jarrott, a Forgotten Hero."

Kurt House - "Ten Things About John Wesley Hardin That Are Not Commonly Known"

Chuck Hornung - "They Wore the Silver Star: The Texas Rangers and the New Mexico Mounted Police"

S.C. Gwynne - Boots & Spurs Banquet Speaker (read biography)

Panel Discussions and Panelists:

"Fake History:  How to Determine Whether Facts and Artifacts Are Real" - John Boessenecker, Bob McCubbin, Kurt House

"Cattle Trails Across Texas" - Tom Weger, Sylvia Mahoney, Gary & Margaret Kraisinger

Other Enlightening Events:

2nd Annual "Cowboy Poets and Storytellers Session." Interested participants contact royyoung@pldi.net for information

 

Friday Bus Tour:  Oakwood Cemetery to visit graves of Jim Miller, Jim Courtright and others.  Costumed guides; gunfight reenactment.  Tour of Fort Worth Stockyards.  Visit to Amon Carter Museum and other museums in the Cultural District.

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