Established in 1969, honored with the 2009 Texas Historical Commission’s Governors Award in Preservation and a member of the National Preservation Partners Network, Historic Fort Worth, Inc. is dedicated to preserving Fort Worth’s unique historic identity through stewardship, education and leadership.  HFW stewards the 1899 Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House, Fort Worth’s second landmark.

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

Historic Fort Worth, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. 

Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House Museum Tours

Historic Fort Worth offers tours of Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House (1110 Penn Street) on the following days:

(Appointments are not needed for these days and times.)

Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 & 2:00 (2:00 is the last tour).
Sundays: 1:00, 2:00, & 3:00 (3:00 is the last tour).
Tours begin on the hour.
$15.00 Adults –  $10.00 Children, 12 years of age and under
Group rates available for 20 or more. Groups by appointment only.

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McFarland Staircase
Rentals at McFarland

Rent McFarland House for your next event

  • Weddings
  • Parties
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Showers
  • Portraits
  • Meetings

Call 817-332-5875

email for pricing, availability and to learn more about this historic venue.

Mark Your Calendars for these Exciting Events

Preservation is the art of the City

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This Year’s Show will be held at First on 7th 

500 W 7th St. • Fort Worth, TX 76102 

Party with Artists:
Thursday, Sept. 5, at 5:30 p.m. (First chance to buy art at 6:30.)

Shopping at the Show:
Friday, September 6, from 10:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Gallery Night:
Saturday, September 7, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.


Historic Handley Strip

Handley Avenue Historic Strip Tour

6511 Lancaster Avenue • Fort Worth, TX 

Party with Artists:
Thursday, August. 1, at 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Stores Will Be Open
Parking on Street is Free

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Cantey Lecture and Preservation Awards

This year’s Cantey lecturer is Mark Lamster, the architecture critic for the Dallas Morning News.

October 10, 2024 at 5:30 p.m.
The Woman’s Club of Fort Worth
1316 Pennsylvania Ave.

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In the News

We greatly appreciate the support of the following businesses in furthering the mission of Historic Fort Worth. However, we are unable to provide specific recommendations or endorsements for any business.

LovetteGlassMosiac Logo
Fender Andrade Architects
Gittings Photography
Hull Homes

Jim Irwin Floral

LanCarte Commerical Real Estate
Merriman Anderson Architechs
Park Place
PS The Letter
Scott Tucker Construction
Tarrant Regional Water

VanZandt Cottage Friends, Inc.

West Fork Landscaping
Western Exterminating
Lone Pecan Ranch

Historic Fort Worth is a proud member of the following preservation organizations:

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Historic Fort Worth, Inc.