Barton Springs

By Virginia and Jenna

Barton Springs

Barton Springs is important to Austins history because the Tonkawa Native American tribe lived there. The first land deed from Mexeco for the area where Barton Springs was given to a young single layer named Henry P. hill in 1835. Andrew Zilker gradually bought all of the land around Barton Springs. Barton Springs was enlarged in the late 1920s. Barton Springs is still here today. It looked like a river but now it is a pool. It used to be called Sping Creek now it is Barton Springs. The first land deed from Mexeco for the area where Barton Springs was given to a young single layer named Henry P. hill in 1835. Andrew Zilker graudly bought all of the land around Barton Springs.Barton Springs was enlarged in the late 1920s.Barton Springs is still here today.It looked like a river but now it is a pool.It used to be called Sping Creek now it is Barton Springs. 

Barton Springs

Barton Springs is the fourth largest spring in Texas.The average flow is 28 million gallions per day.The average temperture for Barton Springs is 68 degrees.     

Our Landmark Over Time

Willam Barton

Willam Barton

 Willam Barton is important to Barton Springs because he found it.Andrew Zillker is also important to Barton Springs because he bought all the land around Barton Springs.