Heritage Trails


April 23, 1990 Doug Harman "vision" letter
Nov. 19, 1990 Memo sent to Central Area Council concerning Doug Harman letter on "Downtown Riverwalk"
June 27, 1991 Task Force formed
Nov. 3, 1991 Grant application filed with the National Trust for Historic Preservation ($1,880)
Feb. 27, 1992 Fund raising for study with Harrison Jenkins begins
1998 Harrison Jenkins report complete
March 2001 Deran Wright commissioned to design bronze sculpture of sleeping panther
December 2002 Sleeping Panther bronze sculpture dedication on Tarrant County Administration Building lawn
2003 Downtown Design Review Board suggests new marker design approach
December 2004

Downtown Design Review Board approves moving ahead with new approach to downtown heritage marker system

2005 Sidewalk marker copy written, edited and graphic images collected
Jan.- Aug. 2006 Sidewalk marker vendor chosen, design begins, marker location finalized
November 2006 First sidewalk marker, "The The Stage Leaves from Here," sponsored by Wells Fargo, is dedicated