Category Archives: The Year Was 1877

Fort Worth life as reported by the Daily Fort Worth Standard

“Assassinated”: The Last Supper of Mary Agnes Hester

Sometimes just one word hints at a story. In Benbrook Cemetery, where Z. Boaz, James Benbrook, and other pioneers of the area are buried, one tombstone stands out because of one word chiseled on it: “Assassinated.” (I know of only … Continue reading

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