[506 E. Neches]

One of 667 photographs in the series: Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas: An Inventory for The City of Palestine available on this site.

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Photograph of the front and east side of a two-story, Tudor Revival-style brick house located at 506 E. Neches in Palestine, Texas.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore June 1991.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Palestine Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 37 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the front and east side of a two-story, Tudor Revival-style brick house located at 506 E. Neches in Palestine, Texas.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Photograph of 506 E. Neches taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. Most of Palestine's Tudor Revival houses are relatively small houses erected by local contractors from plans that appeared in pattern or popular magazines or were available from lumber dealers. However, a handful of local Tudor Revival houses were larger, more finely detailed and probably were designed by architects. This dwelling appears to be an example of the latter. The property is one of the finest local examples of the style, retaining its integrity to a noteworthy degree. The original owners/occupants of this house were Ernest Z. Peters and his wife Mattie, who lived here from as early as 1930 through at least the early 1940s. Mr. Peters was a clerk, and later manager, for the Silliman Hardware Company, located at 117-19 W. Crawford.

Taken from: Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas: An Inventory for The City of Palestine, Volume IV, Color Slides, June 1991

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

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  • June 1991

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  • March 9, 2006, 1:46 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [506 E. Neches], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10089/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.