Fort Worth Fun Facts

• 60 percent of America's paper money is printed at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth (Fort Worth Tours are available).

• The Texas Civil War Museum in Fort Worth houses the largest private Civil War collection west of the Mississippi River.

• By itself, Fort Worth is larger than five cities that have previously hosted Super Bowls.

• The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth is the oldest museum in Texas and is the second-largest museum gallery space for modern art in America, next to MoMA New York.

• Fort Worth is home to the oldest stock show and rodeo in the country - the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show.

• Fort Worth hosts the world's only twice-daily cattle drive in the Stockyards National Historic District.

• Bonnie and Clyde hid out from the law in Fort Worth's Stockyards Hotel.

• In 1909, the Fort Worth Zoo opened as the first zoo in Texas.

• In 1963, President John F. Kennedy delivered his last public speech in Fort Worth before leaving for Dallas.

• Fort Worth's Texas Motor Speedway is bigger than eight Texas Stadiums and seats more than 154,000 spectators.

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