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Funny Money

The Bartlett National Bank has been renovated into a fun vacation rental with historical flair.  During renovations of the bank, we found a 10-dollar bill in excellent condition and posted

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The Bartlett Colored School

The Bartlett Colored School was started in 1909 with Professor G.B. Blackburn as the Principal. In 1909 the Bartlett Board of Education voted to build a new school for the

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History of Bartlett, Texas

Bartlett is known as “The best little town in Texas.”  It is located 24 miles south of Temple and 50 miles northeast of downtown Austin. The city of Bartlett is

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The Bartlett Grammar School

Before The Bartlett Grammar School is centered on an entire city block. The unique 16-sided red brick building is a testament to the creativity of Austin architect A.O. Watson. By

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The Bartlett National Bank Restoration

Bartlett National Bank is Bartlett’s most architecturally significant structure.  This beautiful building showcases classic Beaux-Arts architecture’s symmetrical yet lavish design from the Gilded Age.  Beaux-Arts was short-lived in the United

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