This Hell’s Half Acre In Fort Worth Has A Dark And Evil History That Will Never Be Forgotten

Most city founders are quick to hide away a part of their history filled with gunfights, gambling, prostitution, drunkenness… and with it, murders and suicides. This is not so for Fort Worth. In fact, the city has erected a historical marker commemorating its days of the Wild West in a red-light district known as “Hell’s Half Acre.” Within its confines, there are lots of stories to tell and legends of spirits who still wander…

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Did you know about this sordid history of Fort Worth?