Nash Farm: Grapevine's Window Into Yesterday

Kathleen Walls
December 22, 2016
Nash Farm: Grapevine's Window Into Yesterday
My favorite Grapevine historic/agri adventure is Nash Farm, the oldest operating farmstead in Tarrant County. It all began in 1843 when General Sam Houston negotiated a treaty of peace between the Republic of Texas and 10 American Indian nations with claims on the area. The following year, the first settlers started arrived in covered wagons. In 1859 Thomas Jefferson Nash came from Kentucky to the Grape Vine Prairie to create a better life for his family. He found a piece of farmland he loved and bought the farm for $500. It proved a good investment. Thomas, his family, and his brother, William, ran the farm for many years.
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