1824
Jesse Lincoln Driskill born in Tennessee
1857
Jesse Driskill enters the cattle business
1872
Statewide Election permanently establishes Austin as the capital of Texas
1884
Driskill purchases lot at corner of Brazos and Pecan
Jan. 1887
The Driskill hosts its first inaugural ball
Oct. 1887
Colonel Driskill re-opens hotel under new management
May 1888
New Driskill owner
1893
The Driskill traded for California ranch
1895
Major George R. Littlefield acquires the hotel
1908
The hotel stages its first "election watch" party
1919
Governor William P. Hobby's inaugural ball
1934
Lyndon B. Johnson meets future wife
1950
6th Street entrance is closed
June 1969
The Driskill rooms close for remodeling
1970
Save-the-Driskill community effort
Oct. 1973
The Driskill is purchased by Braniff Hotels
1983
Lara Hotels sells The Driskill
1990
CapStar assumes minority ownership
1999
Grand re-opening Millennium celebration
2003
The Driskill Grill receives acknowledgement
2013
Hyatt Hotels acquires The Driskill
1849
Jesse Driskill comes to Texas by way of Missouri
1869
Driskill moves family to Austin
1880
Colonel Driskill becomes wealthy cattle baron
1886
Grand Opening of The Driskill
May 1887
The Driskill staff hired by Galveston's Beach Hotel
1888
Driskill family loses their fortune
1890
Colonel Driskill dies of a stroke
1894
The Driskill sold at auction
1903
Littlefield sells the hotel
1909
Barber shop and women's spa opens
1930
New annex is completed
1948
LBJ awaits U.S. Senate race results
1964
LBJ awaits Presidential re-election results
Nov. 1969
"Driskill Hotel's Fate Sealed"
Feb. 1973
The Driskill hosts a series of grand re-opening galas
1980
The Driskill is sold by Braniff
1986
Lincoln sells majority interest
1995
Great American Life Insurance purchases The Driskill
2002
1886 Café & Bakery opens
2007
Great American Life Insurance sells property
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