Austin's Montopolis Neighborhood (Images of America) by Fred L. McGhee Ph.D. PDF

By Fred L. McGhee Ph.D.

ISBN-10: 1467131768

ISBN-13: 9781467131766

ISBN-10: 1531676383

ISBN-13: 9781531676384

Montopolis is a multiethnic local positioned nearly 4 miles southeast of downtown Austin. the world used to be lengthy visited and infrequently occupied through quite a few Texas Indian international locations; the 1st documented eu or American to settle the following used to be Jessie C. Tannehill, who in 1830 outfitted a cabin and townsite and gave the recent neighborhood its pretentious identify. rather than constructing an enduring presence in Montopolis, in spite of the fact that, next ecu colonizers appeared a couple of miles upriver to the recent payment of Waterloo, later to be known as Austin. Rural and in moderation populated, the rest of the nineteenth century observed the Montopolis region used basically for plantation agriculture. within the Nineteen Twenties, succeeding waves of Mexican migrants helped determine the fashionable local that exists this present day. among the Fifties and Seventies, town of Austin annexed Montopolis, even supposing the realm keeps a lot of its rural character.

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