[601 S. Magnolia]

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 north side of a white, one-story, modified L-plan house located at 601 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style features including shingling in the front eaves; notable attributes include the wrap-around porch with its dentiled cornice and the Doric-like columns that rest on extended brick piers.

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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 18 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Located in Anderson County, the Palestine Public Library provides access to information and various programs for the community's benefit. They received a Rescuing Texas History grant to aid in digitization of select materials, including photos taken during a Historic Resources Study in 1991.

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Photograph of the front and north side of a white, one-story, modified L-plan house located at 601 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style features including shingling in the front eaves; notable attributes include the wrap-around porch with its dentiled cornice and the Doric-like columns that rest on extended brick piers.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Photograph of 601 S. Magnolia taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This dwelling is one of the premier examples of a modified L-plan house with Queen Anne stylistic features because it remains unaltered, and it retains its integrity to a high degree. Notable attributes include the wrap-around porch with its dentiled cornice and its Doric-like columns that rest on extended brick piers. The earliest known residents of this dwelling, according to city directories, were Charlie C. and Mary Duncan, who owned and occupied the house from as early as 1926 through the mid-1930s. Mr. Duncan was an engineer for the railroad. By 1941, R. Edward Hughes and his wife Bettie lived here; Mr. Hughes was also an engineer for Missouri Pacific.

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

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • June 1991

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  • March 8, 2006, 7:05 p.m.

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  • July 15, 2014, 11:44 a.m.

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  • 31.757582, -95.632141

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [601 S. Magnolia], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10180/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.