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Austin's Birthplace KD-8 | Marker History

Austin’s Birthplace Marker, KD-8

Near Austinville, five miles west, was born Stephen F. Austin, "Father of Texas," November, 1793. He began his colonization work in 1821.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1937
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Wythe County
Physical Description of Location: Fort Chiswell Road (Virginia 52), just north of intersection with Lead Mine Road (Virginia 69), Austinville, VA 24312. Marker is on right when traveling north on Virginia 52.
GPS Location: 36.84959662,-80.85686908
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