Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Original Skyline Club Sign
Hank Williams Sr. and Johnny Horton played their last public concerts under the shadow of this unique sign.
Since 1981, it has been stored in Bee Cave, Texas waiting to once again to become a visible part of Austinís history.
When the equally revered Hillís Cafe re-opened in May, 2001, these two legends were united for the preservation of Austinís historical character.
Location. 30° 12.948′ N, 97° 46.153′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Congress Avenue and Sheraton Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located on the premises of Hillís Cafe. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4700 S Congress Ave, Austin TX 78745, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Magruder, C.S.A (approx. ĺ mile away); Doyle Farm (approx. 1.2 miles away); Saint Edwardís University Main Building Approximate Site Reached By the Espinosa-Olivares-Aguirre Expedition (approx. 1.3 miles away); Onion Creek Lodge 220, A.F. & A.M. (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); Walter Tips House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Cementerio Mexicano de Maria de la Luz (approx. 2.1 miles away); Green Pastures (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . .
1. Hank Williams final show at the Skyline. Austin Chronicle article about Hank Williams final show at the Skyline Club. (Submitted on September 25, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
2. Dance Halls and Last Calls: A History of Texas Country Music. Google books link to excerpt about Skyline Club from Dance Halls and Last Calls: A History of Texas Country Music (Submitted on September 25, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
3. Elvis Presley and the Skyline. History and photos of Skyline Club on the "official" Scotty Moore website (Elvis Presley's guitarist. (Submitted on September 25, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
1. Original location of Skyline Club
The Skyline Club was located at 11306 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, Texas. Now the location of a CVS Pharmacy.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 798 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.