Known as the "Birthplace of Anglo-American Settlement in Texas," Stephen F. Austin settled his first group of Texas colonists here in 1823. It was the site of meetings that led to Texas' Declaration of Independence. The city also is a pivotal point on the Texas Pioneer Trail.

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