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 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2006
[Diana Campbell Parr]

[Diana Campbell Parr]

Date: 1830 - 1850
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of Diana Campbell Parr, daughter of privateer James Campbell and wife of Solomon Parr. Mrs. Campbell is wearing a long-sleeved, full-length dark dress with a bow at the neck and gloves.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Engraving of Stephen F. Austin]

[Engraving of Stephen F. Austin]

Date: December 16, 1836
Creator: unknown
Description: Engraved picture of Stephen F. Austin.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Henry Wilcox]

[Henry Wilcox]

Date: 1840 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of a sketch of Henry Wilcox, an early settler of Shoal Point. In the sketch, Mr. Wilcox is wearing a dark suit coat, a white shirt and black bow tie.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Original Platmap of the City of Palestine, TX]

[Original Platmap of the City of Palestine, TX]

Date: 1846
Creator: unknown
Description: In 1846 the Texas Legislature created Palestine to serve as seat for the newly established Anderson County. James R. Fulton, Johnston Shelton and William Bigelow were hired by the first Anderson County commissioners to survey the surrounding land and lay out a town site, consisting of a central courthouse square and the surrounding 24 blocks.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[1853 boundaries of the City of Laredo]

[1853 boundaries of the City of Laredo]

Date: 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Sketch of land leased from the City of Laredo by the United States Government for use of the U. S. Army stationed at Fort McIntosh.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[St. Phillips Episcopal Church]

[St. Phillips Episcopal Church]

Date: 1870 - 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the St. Phillips Episcopal church, which was built c. 1870 on the corner of Crawford and Sycamore Streets in Palestine. It was moved across Sycamore Street about 1909, which is where it sits today.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Levi Hurbrough]

[Levi Hurbrough]

Date: 1871
Creator: unknown
Description: Levi Hurbrough served as Palestine’s first Mayor after the civil war, his term running from 1871 until 1872.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Gideon Gooch]

[Gideon Gooch]

Date: 1872
Creator: unknown
Description: Gideon Johnson Gooch was born on April 3, 1844 and served as Mayor of Palestine from 1872 until 1873. He died on January 31, 1906 and is buried in the East Hill Section of the Palestine City Cemetery.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Confederate States Loan]

[Confederate States Loan]

Date: July 1872
Creator: unknown
Description: A bond dated July 1872, guaranteeing "the sum of Fifty Dollars with Interest to be paid the the bearer of this bond, at the seat of government or such place of deposit as may be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury". It has John H. Reagan, Postmaster General of the Confederacy's photograph on it.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[W. M. Lacy]

[W. M. Lacy]

Date: 1873
Creator: unknown
Description: W. M. Lacy served as Mayor of Palestine from 1873 until 1874 and then again from 1887 until 1889.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
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