Austin History Quiz Answer 6 - Austin History Center

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[100 Block East Pecan (6th) Street], circa 1883, J165, Hubert Jones Glass Plate Negative Collection

Austin History Quiz Answer 6

When were the names of the east-west streets downtown changed from the names of trees to numbers?

Judging by the listings in the Austin City directories, the street names were changed sometime during 1897 or 1898.

 

Question 7
Why is there a cross in Austin's city seal?

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