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General Land Office

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Address: 1700 N Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1496
Phone Number: +1 512-463-5001
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07:30 - 17:30
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Records, documents galore

What a neat place. This place has all of the land records, deeds, and transactions of land in Texas. Also, many, many maps of Texas from before the Texas Revolution, to the time... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
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Buda, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

What a neat place. This place has all of the land records, deeds, and transactions of land in Texas. Also, many, many maps of Texas from before the Texas Revolution, to the time of the Republic and then on to state hood. The staff is great. You can look at items at no cost. A treasure trove of information.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

Some local friends had seen this tour on the Daytripper show. If you call ahead, the archivists will bring out some of the ORIGINAL legal documents, correspondence, and land grants penned and signed by the likes of Texan history greats Austin, Williamson, Bowie, Crockett and others. Our group of four met with John, whose knowledge and passion for this work... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2011

Unless you're interested in old historical land records this may be a pass for you. But if you are this is a treasure house. The old original records in all their vellum beauty and available for viewing and copying ... at a somewhat large price. But for the historical minded a bargain!

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