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Bartlett History
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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Bartlett History
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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Bartlett History
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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Bartlett Art
Murals – The Walls That Tell the Story

Bartlett is filled with Murals. They are scattered throughout downtown. The recently restored Coca-Cola mural, The Alamo Hotel mural, and my favorite – the Wriggleys mural! Several others are tucked

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