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BED AND BREAKFAST FORT WORTH TEXAS

STONEHOUSE BED AND BREAKFAST

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MISS MOLLY'S HOTEL BED & BREAKFAST
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#1 Miss Josie's Room
#2 Cowboy Room
#3 Miss Ameila's Room
#4 Cattlemen's Room
#5 Rodeo Room
#6 Gunslinger's Room
# 7 Railroader Room
#8 Miss Tiffany's Room
Miss Molly's Reviews
Miss Molly's Rates/Amenities
MISS MOLLY RESERVATIONS
STONEHOUSE BED AND BREAKFAST
Boss Room
Horse Room
Indian Room
Pig Pen
Rodeo/Clown Eatin Room?!
Boot Room
Hayden's Hideout
World Champion Room
Wolf Room
Wagon Room
Lonestar Room
Palomino Room
Stonehouse Rates/Amenities
STONEHOUSE RESERVATIONS
Local Attractions
Directions/Map

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In keeping your visit  historically correct, you will experience life as it was when the West was wild and Fort Worth was young.
 
  From the decor of the rooms, the ambiance of the era and the lifestyle of shared   *common areas, you will  step back in time and live the lifestyle of the late 1800's and early 1900's.
 
Just like "back when" you can enjoy the experience of gathering in the "eatin rooms" with new acquaintances from around the state, all around the country or most likely from other countries!
 
 
*shared common areas; as they were referred to in the "day"
are the restrooms, shower and tub rooms.
 
Stonehouse Bed & Breakfast is divided into 10 exquisitely detailed Theme Rooms, and coming soon; a theater/t.v. conference room that will be located on the third floor.

The Boss and The Boot room, each boast of a private bathroom.

The remaining 8 rooms each have a free standing ceramic sink in the room but have * shared common areas, down the hall.



Boarding houses and hotels were once a feature Of the North Side, serving the needs of single men who worked at the many livestock related businesses.

An original structure was a small building behind the current structure, and the tenants had to go outside and down stairs to use the bath. This original structure was used as living quarters while the current boarding house was built.

City codes changed over the years and it could not be used as rental property. It then became the eating area and the owner served meals there, until it was torn down.

There are 18 efficiency apartment rentals there now.

A building permit documents that this fourteen room boarding house at 2401 Ellis Avenue, originally the "Myrtle Robbins Boarding House," was erected in 1935-6 for $5,000.00.

This "cowboy" boarding house was operated by Mrs. Myrtle Robbins, the original owner, who bought the land from Charlie Evans in 1921.

At this time or thereabouts, she was living and running a boarding house at 124 West Exchange, near the Cadillac Bar. The Masons owned that property and wanted to tear that boarding house down, in order to use the property for another project.

Mrs. Robbins was allowed to use the old doors and transoms for her new boarding house, and they remain there today.

The structure was designed and constructed by A. C. Bolden.

The building is distinguished by its veneer of polychrome sandstone from Palo Pinto County. The Jerkinhead gable roof is repeated in the central Jerkinhead gabled portico. A sandstone retaining wall surrounds the property.

In 1939, a multiple garage with apartments above was erected to the rear of the boarding house; clad in identical sandstone veneer. It was constructed by the same builder.

The buildings were owned by Mrs. Robbins until 1980, and were operated as rooming houses through the early 1990's.

The boarding house was "boarded up" literally, until October 2001, when the property was purchased by J. B. Hicks and restored into the current Bed and Breakfast.

Information Acquired From:
Historic Fort Worth and JB Hicks





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The third floor will boast a new theater/t.v. conference room

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