A. C. Jones Home

Description:

Postcard of the two-story Baroque architecture styled home of Mrs A. C. Jones located at 611 East Jones St. Philanthropist and supporter of local schools, Mrs. A.C. (Jane Field) Jones (1842-1918) built the house on this site after her husband Captain Jones’ death in 1906. Governors and other Texas leaders were welcomed here. Located on the hill where the college stands today, the first and much grander A.C. Jones home was sold to the John Flournoy and moved into town by mule and wagon. It stood facing Flournoy Park until it was razed in 1946.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Bee County - Beeville
Creation Date: January 7, 1907
Partner(s):
Bee County Historical Commission
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Usage:
Total Uses: 72
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 7, 1907
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bee County - Beeville
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
190?  
Description:

Postcard of the two-story Baroque architecture styled home of Mrs A. C. Jones located at 611 East Jones St. Philanthropist and supporter of local schools, Mrs. A.C. (Jane Field) Jones (1842-1918) built the house on this site after her husband Captain Jones’ death in 1906. Governors and other Texas leaders were welcomed here. Located on the hill where the college stands today, the first and much grander A.C. Jones home was sold to the John Flournoy and moved into town by mule and wagon. It stood facing Flournoy Park until it was razed in 1946.

Physical Description:

1 postcard : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm.

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Keyword(s): A. C. Jones
Partner:
Bee County Historical Commission
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BEHC_b001-089
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth78772
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image