Download PDF by Don Martin: Austin (Postcard History Series)

By Don Martin

because the capital of Texas, Austin has a protracted and colourful background. the 1st citizens have been nomadic local americans who camped the following as some time past as 9000 BC due to the area’s good looks, the transparent Colorado River, and the flora and fauna. those are the exact same issues that allure humans to Austin at the present time. 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 truly is this day. The college of Texas lent status, the kingdom executive erected constructions, the railroads got here to city, and Congress Avenue—the “main highway” of Texas—filled with thriving businesses.

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