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Detail from Augustus Koch,
Birds-Eye View of the City of Austin, 1873.
Center for American History, Univ. of Texas at Austin.
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The house at top center is the
home of George Brizendine
, a carpenter,
machinist, and miller from Kentucky. A saloon keeper lived in the
house on the northeast corner, and a shoemaker & others lived along the
That's Little Shoal Creek
flowing down Nueces.
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