Austin Daily Photo
Wednesday, October 18, 2006

In the December of 1842, Sam Houston ordered the archives moved from Austin. Angelina Eberly discovered this, and shot a cannon into the General Land Office Building, alerting the town. The people of Austin fought with the officials, and because of this woman firing the cannon, Austin is still the capital today. And this statue has been placed in Angelina Eberly's honor, which we managed to get a picture of as we wandered around the downtown area.
What an angel--hooray for Angelina. Good photo!! I loved the story.
And does rivalry between Austin and Houston persist?
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