Camp Bowie Boulevard

Camp Bowie Boulevard (HMK1E)

Location: Fort Worth, TX 76107 Tarrant County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 44.636', W 97° 22.8'

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In 1917-18, this roadway was the main artery through Camp Bowie, a World War I training center. Narrow strips of asphalt paving flanked streetcar tracks that ran the length of the avenue, then called Arlington Heights Boulevard. After the war, business and residential development spread into this area. In 1919 the street was renamed Camp Bowie Boulevard. In 1927-28, like many of the major thoroughfares in Ft. Worth, it was paved with durable Thurber bricks. Today this street is a reminder of Ft. Worth's heritage and a source of pride to area residents. (1979)
HM NumberHMK1E
Year Placed1979
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 5:41pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 651777 N 3624060
Decimal Degrees32.74393333, -97.38000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 44.636', W 97° 22.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 44' 38.16" N, 97° 22' 48.00" W
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Area Code(s)817, 682
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4120 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth TX 76107, US
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