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  Partner: Palestine Public Library
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[410 Avenue A - First Presbyterian Church]

[410 Avenue A - First Presbyterian Church]

Date: 1900~
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the front of the First Presbyterian Church, located at 410 Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. It is a red-brick building with white stone accents that has a Gothic architecture design including leaded stained glass and Tiffany memorial windows. There is a tall silver spire above the tower on the left side of the building. A smaller building is visible to the left.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[410 Avenue A - First Presbyterian Church - Palestine]

[410 Avenue A - First Presbyterian Church - Palestine]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front of the First Presbyterian Church, located at 410 Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. It is a red-brick building with white stone accents that has a Gothic architecture design including leaded stained glass and Tiffany memorial windows. There is a tall silver spire above the tower on the left side of the building. A sign outside the front entrance has information about worship services.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[410 Avenue A - Palestine Daily Herald Building]

[410 Avenue A - Palestine Daily Herald Building]

Date: 1940~
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the Palestine Herald building on the 300 Block of Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. It is a one-story, red-brick building with white masonry accents; the word "Herald" is in white stone in the center, near the top.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[412 S. Royall - Royall House]

[412 S. Royall - Royall House]

Date: 1970~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the southwest corner of a two-story white house, located at 416 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. It has a long, wrap-around porch with Ionic columns and red brick around the lower level of the house. There is snow on the roof and in the yard.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[412 S. Royall - Royall House]

[412 S. Royall - Royall House]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the south side of a two-story white house, located at 416 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. It has a long, wrap-around porch with Ionic columns and red brick around the lower level of the house.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[412 S. Royall - Royall House]

[412 S. Royall - Royall House]

Date: 1900~
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the front of a two-story house located at 416 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. There are people on the porch and in the front yard.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[419 S. Royall]

[419 S. Royall]

Date: 1970~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front of a two-story, white, Queen Anne-style frame house located at 419 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. The most noteworthy features are the tower, which is set at an angle on the southeast corner, and the 2-tiered front porch.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[422 S. Magnolia - First United Methodist Church - Palestine]

[422 S. Magnolia - First United Methodist Church - Palestine]

Date: c. 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: The Centenary Methodist Church is one of 13 historic religious buildings identified in the survey. With its pointed, arched openings and corner towers, this institutional building is one of the city’s best examples of the Gothic Revival style, especially as interpreted on ecclesiastical buildings. The construction of massive additions on the north side have somewhat compromised the historic character but the building retains sufficient integrity to be recognizable to its period of significance. There has been an active Methodist presence in Palestine since about 1850. At that time the only local congregation met in Bascom’s Chapel, an extant building located at 812 N. Mallard, which has since been converted into a private residence. During the early 20th century the original congregation split, with some members establishing this church, the Centenary Methodist Church, and some founding Grace United Methodist Church, located just north of downtown. Locally prominent contractor John H. Gaught constructed the sanctuary of this church in 1910-11. It was renamed the First Methodist Episcopal church by the mid-1920s, and today is known as the First United Methodist church. This photo was taken when the windows could be swiveled open to catch air during the warm months of the year.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[501 S. Magnolia]

[501 S. Magnolia]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Charles Jacobs, a native of Prussia, and his wife Rachel Lucas Jacobs built a small one-story house on this site around 1877, according to local historians. Mr. Jacobs was the proprietor of a local men’s clothing store. Jack T. Harris, the subsequent owner, added a second story around the turn of the century. Later owners of the house included Steven E. Reed, who served as mayor of Palestine from 1931-34 and for whom Palestine’s first airport was named.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[502 N. Queen - Carnegie Building]

[502 N. Queen - Carnegie Building]

Date: 1970~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the northwest corner and front (north side) of the "Carnegie Building," located at 502 N. Queen in Palestine, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library