Fort Worth Westerners

Corral, Westerners International

The Corral meets the third Tuesday monthly (except Jun, Jul, Aug & Dec) at
Ol' South Pancake House
1509 S University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76107

6 pm Social Time / Dinner
(order from restaurant menu)
7 pm Program
Topics include local, Texas, and Western history.
Speakers are members, local historians, and university professors.
Visitors are welcome.

Corral annual membership dues of $20/single and $30/couple are based on the calendar year and include the annual dues payable to our parent organization, Westerners International. Checks are payable to Fort Worth Westerners Corral.

The Fort Worth Westerners Corral was founded in 1965 and is the oldest of the eight active Corrals in Texas. Like the Westerners International organization, membership is open to anyone interested in Western history.

Bob Saul
Fort Worth Westerners' Sheriff
(does what a president does)

Phillip Williams
Fort Worth Westerners' Representative
(works as the representative for contacts with other Corrals, Posses, and the Home Ranch.)

Richard Robinson
Fort Worth Westerners' Keeper of the Chips
(does what a treasurer does)

March 17, 2020
Dominick J. Cirincione

March 17, 2020: Dominick J. Cirincione, "Lewis & Clark Expedition Revisited: The Land, The People, The Mission"

"Lewis & Clark Expedition Revisited: The Land, The People, The Mission"

Fort Worth Westerners member Dominck (Nick) Cirincione will present his personal experiences and reflections obtained during his participation in the Lewis & Clark Expedition Bicentennial Commemoration. Nick's journey began in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2003 and ended in Fort Clatsop, Oregon in 2006. Nick's journey along the expedition route also included stops in St. Louis, Missouri; Fort Mandan, North Dakota; and Great Falls, Montana. Nick will describe President Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase which led to the formation of the US Army's Corps of Discovery and the Lewis & Clark Expedition. He will present the expedition objectives, route and timeline.

Meet Dominick J. Cirincione

Dominick (Nick) J. Cirincione was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was an Aviation Electrician in the US Navy. He attended Teterboro School of Aeronautics where he obtained his FAA Airframe and Powerplant License. After moving to Texas, he obtained degrees from TCC and TCU.

Nick worked most of his career at Bell Helicopter. As a Bell Field Rep, he had many assignments that took him around the world. He has traveled to all 7 continents for work or pleasure.

Nick is a long-time member of Fort Worth Westerners Corral, Texas Archeological Society, North Texas Archeological Society, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Texas Map Society, and Texas Old Missions and Forts Restoration Association among many others.

Photo Documentation Projects

Nick has documented the following:

  • Waco Mammoth National Monument multi-year dig - Photos are currently available for research at the Mammoth Site and some of his photos can be viewed at the following website:
  • Great American Cattle Drive Re-Enactment 1995 - Photos currently available for viewing at Tarrant County College.
  • Sesquicentennial Wagon Train 1986 – Collection housed at the Briscoe Center for American History at UT Austin.
  • Lewis and Clark 200th Anniversary Festivities 2007 – Photos at multiple locations along the expedition route.

He is also the co-author of Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train, supplying the photos from his visits to numerous locations over the 6 months that the wagon train traveled around Texas. Historian and coauthor, J'Nell Pate, researched news clippings and wrote the text.