Copperfield Area / Northeast Austin Historical Notes

Historical Diagram of Copperfield - Area Sites : View a diagram of northeast Austin with sites of historical interest and numerous links.

An arrowhead found at Walnut Creek Park
Walnut Creek District Park-area History: A treasure trove for anyone interested in northeast Austin history from prehistory to the twentieth century.

Also see Archaeological Remains in Copperfield / Northeast Austin

Aerial View of Copperfield area from 1954
Historical Maps of the Copperfield/northeast Austin area

Northeast Austin -- Early Residents: Learn about the early resident of the area. Updated with photos 12/4/02

The Coxville Zoo: The Coxville zoo has reopened in cyberspace.
Photo added 11/14/02

A December, 1952, Austin Newspaper Ad for Hank Williams Sr.'s Appearance at the Skyline Club
Read some of the interesting history of North Lamar, including the Skyline Club at A History of North Lamar Boulevard Photo of Elvis added 11/14/02

Read about the history of Dessau, a local town that is almost forgotten at Dessau, Texas Updated 11/14/2002

North Austin Historic Communities (Information from the Texas State Historical Association)

Sprinkle: A community southeast of Copperfield
Fiskville: A community south of Copperfield (on North Lamar)
Merrilltown: A community northwest of Copperfield (near Mopac and 1325)

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How to Assist the Copperfield/Northeast Austin History Project
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Link to the Copperfield Neighborhood Page

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