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Austin: A History of the Capital City

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State capital and home of the University of Texas, Austin is the one city that belongs to all Texans. This finely written book, illustrated with historic photographs, tells the story of Austin’s transformation from an “Indian haunted” frontier village into a residential mecca and high-tech hot spot.

Called by Sam Houston at its founding the “most unfortunate site upon earth
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Paperback, 84 pages
Published July 1st 1997 by Texas State Historical Assn (first published January 1st 1985)
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