A photo of a band at the 1900 Juneteenth celebration at Eastwoods Park. See Article. CREDIT: GRACE MURRAY STEPHENSON, AUSTIN HISTORY CENTER, PICA 05481 Juneteenth 2020 brings even deeper meaning to the celebration of the end of slavery in the United States, given our greater awareness of the systemic racism […]
Save the second weekend of November! We are planning a big event to celebrate our neighborhood’s history and raise donations towards our National Register Historic District effort. If you would like to help or make in-kind donations, please contact Melanie@HistoricTravisHeights.org.
Last month’s cocktail party at the lovely Wilkins-Gullett House on Newning Avenue happened so spontaneously we neglected to post about it here, but we’re on top of this month’s party. Join us Friday, July 27, 5:30-7:30 at Hugh and Claudette Lowe’s lovely home, The Academy, also known as the Mather-Kirkland […]
We’ll update you on the status of our boundaries and application progress, as well as strategize about fundraising. Please come!! Also, thank you to Elizabeth Brooks and Carrie Bills, our wonderful neighborhood realtors who donated $1,000 each to the effort. A big thank you to Robin Sanders, who also made […]
Here is your chance to tour the Alberto Garcia House, 1214 Newning Ave. You’ve seen it under construction for the last 20 years, now you can learn what went into its restoration from the contractors and craftspeople who did the work. Thursday, October 6 6–7 p.m. Overview & Tour 7–8 […]