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- Guaranteed Work Satisfaction: Your satisfaction is our promise and we keep our promise. We are committed to deliver high-quality services and help our customers meet the needs of immediate household members and guests.
- Safety Assurance: We keep safety first. At Outreach Properties, we know the value of your family and belongings, thus make sure that they are safe and comfortable during the entire process. We employ the best safety measures and take precautions to ensure superior safety while adding on to your home.
- Use of Quality Material: We believe that the use of quality material is the lifeblood of burly structure. To deliver a sustainable job, we use excellent materials chosen by experts throughout the expansion work.
- On-Time Work Completion: We respect time. We attempt to complete the task within fewer days without compromising on quality. Our team is quite swift with each task and able to accomplish the work on-time.
Established by cattlemen as a stock shipping point on the Texas and Pacific Railway in 1881, the city was named after Abilene, Kansas, the original endpoint for the Chisholm Trail. The T&P had bypassed the town of Buffalo Gap, the county seat at the time. Eventually, a landowner north of Buffalo Gap, Clabe Merchant, known as the father of Abilene, chose the name for the new town. According to a Dallas newspaper, about 800 people had already begun camping at the townsite before the lots were sold. The town was laid out by Colonel J. Stoddard Johnson, and the auction of lots began early on March 15, 1881. By the end of the first day, 139 lots were sold for a total of $23,810, and another 178 lots were sold the next day for $27,550.
Abilene was incorporated soon after being founded in 1881, and Abilenians began to set their sights on bringing the county seat to Abilene, and in a three-to-one vote, won the election. In 1888, the Progressive Committee was formed to attract businesses to the area, which later became the Board of Trade in 1890. By 1900, 3,411 people lived in Abilene, and in that decade, the Board of Trade changed its name to the 25,000 Club in the hope of reaching 25,000 people by the next census. However, this committee failed when the population only hit 9,204 in 1910. Replacing it was the Young Men’s Booster Club, which became the Abilene Chamber of Commerce in 1914.
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