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The Henry Pfluger Sr. family emigrated from Germany, eventually homesteading on the Blackland Prairie northeast of Austin in the early 1850s. As families grew and more people settled in the area, a post office named Pflugerville was established in 1893. By 1965, the century-old agricultural community was ready to incorporate. From that point, it has grown from a city of a few hundred residents to one of the fastest growing areas in the country. To track this transition over the past 50 years, this book chronicles the extraordinary growth of the population, schools, services, events, robust business centers, and spirit of volunteerism. Preserving the quality of life in Pflugerville has always been a common goal of the community.
ISBN: 9781467128292
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Texas
Series: Images of Modern America
Images: 167
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
The Pflugerville History Diggers (Audrey T. Dearing, Vernagene H. Mott, Lois G. Shrout, and Pamela A. Stephenson) are passionate about Pflugerville's rich history and heritage. They are dedicated to documenting the birth and evolution of this community. They have authored three previous books about the area, including Arcadia Publishing's Images of America: Pflugerville. The images in this book have been collected from the City of Pflugerville, the Pflugerville Public Library Digital Archives, local residents, photographers, and business organizations.
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