Don Martin's Austin (Postcard History Series) PDF

By Don Martin

because the capital of Texas, Austin has an extended and colourful historical past. the 1st citizens have been nomadic local american citizens who camped right here as in the past as 9000 BC as a result of area’s attractiveness, the transparent Colorado River, and the natural world. those are the exact same issues that allure humans to Austin this present day. initially referred to as Waterloo, Austin has grown from a tiny city at the fringe of the western frontier in 1839 into the capital urban it's at the present time. The college of Texas lent status, the country govt erected structures, the railroads got here to city, and Congress Avenue—the “main road” of Texas—filled with thriving businesses.

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