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The OG Route

Texas African American History Memorial

11th and Congress – State Capitol

The Texas African American History Memorial was erected in 2016 on the State Capitol grounds...

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The Haskell House

1705 Waterston Ave – Clarksville

Clarksville was previously part of a plantation, owned by Governor Elisha M. Pease...

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Sweethome Baptist Church

1725 W 11th St – Clarksville

African American Charles Clark founded Clarksville six years after the civil war...

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The Gold Dollar Building

2402 San Gabriel St – Wheatville

Jacob Fontaine's former home, the Gold Dollar Building is the last remaining building...

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Barbara Jordan Statue + Sweatt v. Painter

307 W 24th St – UT Campus

Barbara Jordan (1936-1996) was a Texas Congresswoman (D) from Houston...

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MLK Statue

UT East Mall (near the Jackson School of Geosciences)

This statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was unveiled in September 1999...

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Oakwood Cemetery “Colored Section”

1601 Navasota St

Oakwood Cemetary is the oldest city owned cemetery in Austin. The area of the cemetery...

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Teachers State Association of Texas

1191 Navasota St

The building that housed the Colored Teachers State Association building, serving African...

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Richard Overton’s Home

2011 Hamilton Ave

Richard Arvin Overton (May 11, 1906 – December 27, 2018) was an American supercentenarian...

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George Washington Carver Library

1161 Angelina St

The Carver Museum and Cultural Center and the Carver Branch Library grew out of one of the...

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Huston-Tillotson University

900 Chicon St

The collaboration of diligent black people and concerned white philanthropists from the North...

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The Victory Grill

1104 E 11th St

Johnny Holmes, a booking agent and band manager, opened the Victory Grill on August 15th...

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The Texas African American History Memorial was erected in 2016 on the State Capitol grounds...

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Clarksville was previously part of a plantation, owned by Governor Elisha M. Pease...

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African American Charles Clark founded Clarksville six years after the civil war...

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Jacob Fontaine's former home, the Gold Dollar Building is the last remaining building...

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Barbara Jordan (1936-1996) was a Texas Congresswoman (D) from Houston...

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This statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was unveiled in September 1999...

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Oakwood Cemetary is the oldest city owned cemetery in Austin. The area of the cemetery...

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The building that housed the Colored Teachers State Association building, serving African...

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Richard Arvin Overton (May 11, 1906 – December 27, 2018) was an American supercentenarian...

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The Carver Museum and Cultural Center and the Carver Branch Library grew out of one of the...

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The collaboration of diligent black people and concerned white philanthropists from the North...

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Johnny Holmes, a booking agent and band manager, opened the Victory Grill on August 15th...

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