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 Decade: 1870-1879
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Henrietta's First City Council

Henrietta's First City Council

Date: c. 1878
Creator: unknown
Description: The men of Henrietta's first City Council in 1878 sitting around a table with books on it.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
["New Town" Palestine, Texas]

["New Town" Palestine, Texas]

Date: c. 1874
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of "New Town" (the part of town near the railroad tracks) taken about 1874-75.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[301 S. Magnolia - Bowers Mansion]

[301 S. Magnolia - Bowers Mansion]

Date: [1878..1955]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the north and east sides of the "Bowers Mansion" located at 301 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story house that has Victorian Italiante-style architectural elements (including a small cupola with bracketed eaves and narrow, paired windows), and a two-tiered porch with Queen Anne-style turned- and jigsawn- wood trim. This photo was taken from the corner of south Magnolia and west Bowers streets.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Clay County Jail]

[Clay County Jail]

Date: 1878
Creator: unknown
Description: Clay County Jail. Photo taken in 1878: Henrietta, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
[William Young Lacy]

[William Young Lacy]

Date: 1878
Creator: unknown
Description: William Young Lacy, son of Martin and Dorothy (Dolly) Young Lacy, wa born on March 20, 1814 in Caldwell County, Ky. (His headstone reads that he was born in 1912) He attended college in Kentucky, but when his parents and other family members prepared to move to Texas, he was called home to accompany them. William lived in San Augustine, then moved with his family to Bean’s Saline in what is now southwest Smith County. He served in the Army of the Republic in East Texas and then became a surveyor, serving as deputy surveyor of East Texas by appointment from President Houston. After the war for Texas Independence was over, he was in the frontier service, engaged in warding off Indian attacks in the area. He took part in the one noted Indian battle of the area, the Kickapoo fight which occurred in northeast Anderson County. William’s father was a friend of Peter Elias Bean of Nacogdoches. William met and married Louisa, the daughter of Peter Bean in 1841. She died shortly after the marriage and in 1845 William married Ann Eliza Lindsay. Ann Eliza was a native of Guilford County, N.C.. She had been brought to Texas by ...
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[David Craig Patton Family]

[David Craig Patton Family]

Date: 1876
Creator: unknown
Description: David Craig Patton Family: David Craig Patton and Susan Elizabeth Moore Patton. Photo taken in 1876: Cambridge, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
[Hahn House]

[Hahn House]

Date: 1875~
Creator: unknown
Description: Hahn House. Photo circa 1875: Cambridge, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
[Doctor]

[Doctor]

Date: 1874
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of Dr. John Acers. Photo taken in 1874: Charlie, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
[S. N. Pickens]

[S. N. Pickens]

Date: 1874
Creator: unknown
Description: S. N. Pickens served as Mayor of Palestine from 1874 until 1878 and then again from 1880 until 1883.
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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