East of Austin
Day Trip North East of Austin
Take a 20 minute drive heading East of Austin on Hwy 290 or take the old historic trail along the
Colorado River down FM 969 and you will discover a great family adventure
Download History in PDF file.
Crow's Nest Farm and spend the afternoon at
the beautiful East Metro Park off Blake Manor Road.
Download History from Billboard at the East Metro Park PDF file.
Stop by the Historic Cafe 290 for the Best Chicken Fried Steak in the World.
Our first 2014 summer program features a day of fun at Crowe's Nest Farm,
Then bring your fishing pole to catch some fish at Bullfrog Pond at the
East Metro Park. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department keeps
this pond frequent stocked with channel catfish and rainbow trout
Then head towards 290 East for
a historic drive
through the farms and ranches East of Austin, and a visit to an
old Texas town in D. Lorraine also known as Ghost town.
Manor City Maps 1900 - 1922
MANOR HISTORYCLICK HERE to read history in pdf file and
CLICK HERE for History photo recorded on billboard at East Metro Park
James B. Manor donated right of way for the Houston & Texas Central Railroad. The town founded and named for him in 1872 was incorporated in 1913.
Dr. Stroburg - 1920
Manor stop on austin.scootclub in 2009
Texas history of fires
Austin Limestone near Manor
What is Eating Gilbert Grape was filmed in Manor, Texas came out in 1993.
Ghost Town Austin
Hornsby Bend on Facebook
Historic Marker of home of Rueben Hornsby
Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory and
Center for Environmental Research
Murder of Daniel Hornsby
Scalping of Josiah WilbargerAugust 1833
Barton Hill Farm -
Decker Swedish Evangelical Free Church
The Barr Mansion Historical Home and Cotton Fields
Littig A Story in Photographs
Read History of St. John Church
CELEOld store still serving BBQ on weekends and live bands - Cele Store.com
CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE & STREAMING ON CHANNEL AUSTIN
This program is currently being filmed for Summer 2014.