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1774-1845: A history of Austin, California

jephonesewarrior

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It's early April 1774. A young explorer named Fernando de Austin, approaches the Pacific Ocean. He decides to make camp there. He builds a nice European-style building, which is today town hall.

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He notices that the soil here is quite fertile, unlike the rest of Southern California. He decides to bring settlers here, and calls the town Austin.

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Many years later in 1845, the city became a boomtown, due to the Gold Rush.

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Jephonesewarrior



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