Street Address
1110 Penn Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Mailing Address
1110 Penn Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
phone: 817-336-2344
fax: 817-336-2346
e-mail: anne_wright@historicfortworth.org
web: www.historicfortworth.org/
Hours
McFarland House and Thistle Hill
Historic House Museums are open to the public for guided tours. Guided tours begin on the hour.
Wednesday - Friday11 AM - 2 PM
Sunday1 PM - 4 PM
Admissions
Dual ticket to tour both McFarland House and Thistle Hill: adulty and seniors, $15 per person; children ages 7-12, $7.50. Groups of 20 or more: adults and seniors, $12 per person; children/students, $6.
Staff
Anne Wright, Historic Properties Administrator

Description

Established in 1969 and selected in 2001 as a Local Partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Historic Fort Worth, Inc. is a non-profit, membership organization that is dedicated to preserving Fort Worth’s unique historic identity through stewardship, education and leadership. Administrative offices and the Preservation Resource Center are located at the Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House, 1110 Penn Street. Historic Fort Worth owns, operates and restores Thistle Hill (1904) and the Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House (1899), and makes both properties available to the public for tours, educational programs, corporate events, parties and weddings. Programs at Historic Fort Worth include Historic Sites Tours for adults and children, Restoration & Property Management Program, Historic Property Research Program, Gifts-of-Property Program, Economic Incentives Training for Developers of Historic Properties, Preservation Awards & Lecture Program, Heritage Tourism Program, Emergency Leadership and Education Program and Façade Easement Program. Events include The Hidden Gardens Tour of Fort Worth, Preservation is the Art of the City, Designer Showhouses, and Quality Hill Holidays. Membership programs include Historic Detectives for children and Tour Today for “grown-ups.” Members explore interesting private and public buildings and receive invitations to all of the organization’s events.

Mission

Historic Fort Worth, Inc. is dedicated to preserving Fort Worth's unique historic identity through stewardship, education and leadership.

History