Lunch & Learn: Old Town/New Town

Several requests have been received for slides from the Lunch & Learn presentations about Old Town (9/13/22) and New Town (11/8/22), and for contact info for organizations referenced in discussion. These and other references about Round Rock history are posted below. For additional information about these presentations contact Kerstin Harding at

The Lunch & Learn program is co-sponsored by Round Rock Preservation and the City of Round Rock Planning and Development Services Dept.  If you have an idea for a future Lunch & Learn contact Shirley Marquardt at

Presentation slides:
Old Town slides (pdf)
New Town slides (pdf)

Organizations referenced in discussion:
Round Rock Preservation
Williamson County Historical Commission Cemetery Restoration Volunteers (facebook page)
Round Rock Cemetery Association
Williamson County Historical Commission


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Round Rock’s Old Town ca. 1900. Chisholm Trail Road bridge over Brushy Creek is in the center. The photo was taken from the top of the school building on College Hill, currently site of the Comfort Suites Inn.
1898 Spanish-American War parade on Round Rock’s Main Street
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