“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Cedar Park, Texas

Clickable Map of Travis County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Travis County, TX (496) Bastrop County, TX (77) Blanco County, TX (31) Burnet County, TX (77) Caldwell County, TX (63) Hays County, TX (124) Williamson County, TX (235)  TravisCounty(496) Travis County (496)  BastropCounty(77) Bastrop County (77)  BlancoCounty(31) Blanco County (31)  BurnetCounty(77) Burnet County (77)  CaldwellCounty(63) Caldwell County (63)  HaysCounty(124) Hays County (124)  WilliamsonCounty(235) Williamson County (235)
Austin is the county seat for Travis County
Cedar Park is in Travis County
      Travis County (496)  
      Bastrop County (77)  
      Blanco County (31)  
      Burnet County (77)  
      Caldwell County (63)  
      Hays County (124)  
      Williamson County (235)  
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1Texas (Travis County), Cedar Park — 15298 — Anderson’s Mill
Built in 1863 by Thomas Anderson, a native of Pennsylvania. Used as a powder mill for the Confederate Armies during the Civil War.Map (db m79645) HM
2Texas (Travis County), Cedar Park — 14429 — John M. King Log House
This small one and one-half story log house on Cypress Creek in northwest Travis County could have been built as early as 1859. John M. King bought the property from John Robey in 1879 and indicated there was a dwelling on it at that time. King . . . Map (db m32658) HM
3Texas (Williamson County), Cedar Park — 9040 — Cedar Park
In 1873, George and Harriet (Standefer) Cluck purchased a large amount of land in this area, which they found to be rich in cedar trees and limestone. Their ranch and home became the central point around which the Cedar Park community developed. . . . Map (db m71990) HM
4Texas (Williamson County), Cedar Park — 9041 — Cedar Park Cemetery
George W. and Harriet Cluck settled in this area with their family in the early 1870s, soon after they returned from a cattle drive on the Chisholm Trail. They built a log home and were instrumental in the community’s development. In 1901, upon . . . Map (db m101639) HM
5Texas (Williamson County), Cedar Park — 12994 — Champion Cemetery
John (Jack) Champion (1817–1908) was a native of York County, South Carolina. He moved to Texas by 1850, the year he and Naomi Jane Standefer (1834–1862) were issued a marriage license in Williamson County. In 1854, Champion bought . . . Map (db m2740) HM
6Texas (Williamson County), Cedar Park — 13872 — Cypress School
Neighbors living in a scattered settlement along Cypress Creek known as Cypress Neighborhood joined together to establish a school for their children in the 1860s. A small log schoolhouse was built on a hilltop above the creek. By 1877 the . . . Map (db m79647) HM
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7Texas (Williamson County), Cedar Park — 14310 — Granite for the State Capitol
In the 1880s, the arrival of the railroad helped develop western Williamson County and contributed to the construction of a new state capitol. When quarried limestone proved deficient for the new statehouse, contractors chose granite from Burnet . . . Map (db m25938) HM
8Texas (Williamson County), Cedar Park — 9311 — New Hope First Baptist Church and Cemetery
Although Baptist worship services may have been conducted in this area as early as 1848, this church was not formally chartered until 1868. On October 22 of that year the organizational meeting was held in the home of James M. and Elizabeth . . . Map (db m101640) HM
9Texas (Williamson County), Cedar Park — 13894 — Wilson-Leonard Brushy Creek Burial Site
In this vicinity is a prehistoric archeological site discovered in 1973 by a team of Texas Highway Department archeologists. Scientific excavations have produced evidence that the site was a major camping ground for prehistoric peoples, . . . Map (db m69215) HM
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Dec. 6, 2022