Texas Hotel

Manufacturer: Iroquois China
User: The Texas Hotel
Date: 1953
Notes: In 1921, this 13-story hotel was built in Fort Worth, TX and an addition was added in 1961. In 1968, it was renovated and became the Sheraton Fort Worth and closed in 1979. It reopened in 1981 as a Hyatt Regency Hotel with 502 rooms,changed hands again and operated as a Radisson until March 2006. On April 1, 2006, the hotel was reopened as the 294 room Hilton Fort Worth.

President Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline stayed in Room 805 of this hotel on November 21, 1963; and he gave his last address in the ballroom on the morning of November 22, 1963. The President and his wife then entered the open Lincoln and the motocade started toward Dallas and his untimely death.




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