Round Rock (TX) (Images of America) (Images of America Bob Brinkman

ISBN: 9780738556413

Published: July 30th 2008

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128 pages


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Round Rock (TX) (Images of America) (Images of America  by  Bob Brinkman

Round Rock (TX) (Images of America) (Images of America by Bob Brinkman
July 30th 2008 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 128 pages | ISBN: 9780738556413 | 10.38 Mb

Named for a distinctive rock formation that marks a natural, picturesque ford, Round Rock is a reflection of the past. Nomadic people lived here for countless ages, leaving clues of their existence for future generations. Explorers and frontierMoreNamed for a distinctive rock formation that marks a natural, picturesque ford, Round Rock is a reflection of the past. Nomadic people lived here for countless ages, leaving clues of their existence for future generations. Explorers and frontier travelers visited the area bounded by rolling hills to the west and fertile fields to the east. The location became a permanent name on the map when settlers made the site their home in 1851.

These pioneers established the traditions that defined the community. Positioned near the state capital, Round Rock has prospered through transportation and commerce. Horseback paths, stagecoach routes, military roads, and cattle trails have yielded to railroads and highways.

Within a few generations, the community once known for education and agriculture is now equally renowned for technology and trade. A common thread through it all has been the citizens pride of place in their hometown. This is the story of a once-quiet village that evolved into a vibrant city.



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