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History

Here’s a timeline chronicling decades of the nonprofit organization entertaining Austin at no cost.
We’re diving into the deep end of history about Texas’ oldest swimming pool, which has been keeping Austinites cool for over a century.
What was Austin like at the turn of the millennium? We took a look back at the final year of the 20th century to see what life was like pre-Y2K.
From parades, to markets, to art shows and tours, there’s a way for everyone to get in on the celebrations of freedom.
The City of Austin is asking locals to share their knowledge of Downtown Austin through a new survey to help inform historical elements.
This weird Austin festivals celebrated the gloomy donkey from A.A. Milne’s “Winnie the Pooh” series.
The family-friendly event celebrates Georgetown’s century-old history with the red flower and features a parade, car show, and live music.
The ABC Kite Fest — originally called the Kite Tournament — has been an Austin staple for almost a century, providing free fun for kids and adults alike.
The Civil War-era home, now under the ownership of The Loren Hotel, will reopen to the public as an event space after a 10-year closure.
We asked readers to share the closed Austin businesses they miss the most, so for the sake of nostalgia, we’re sharing their stories to keep the memory alive.
The City of Austin’s new plan replaces a four decade-old historic preservation plan with a new look on how to equitably preserve Austin’s historic landmarks.