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THE ALEXANDER FARM in Pilot Knob, Texas, was founded in 1847 by the then-enslaved and renowned horse breeder and trainer Daniel Alexander. The farm with its family cemetery was passed down from generation to generation and is still managed by his direct descendants today. As such, the Alexanders are among the founding African American families of Austin, and the farm is one of the most historic in Travis County. This website exists to celebrate and protect the family legacy of place and history that is THE ALEXANDER FARM. 

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ARTICLES ABOUT

The Alexander Farm

January 14, 2023

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An aerial view of The Alexander Farm homestead, July 2021.

The Alexander Farm

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