[204 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 of a two-story, light-colored house with white trim, located at 204 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style architecture including decorative wordwork around the front porches on both stories, and shingling in the front gable. A car is parked on the street, in front of the house.

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

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Photograph of the front of a two-story, light-colored house with white trim, located at 204 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style architecture including decorative wordwork around the front porches on both stories, and shingling in the front gable. A car is parked on the street, in front of the house.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 204 S. Magnolia taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. The Queen Anne style was enormously popular in Palestine during the late 19th century, and the residential neighborhood south of the central business district contains numerous examples of the style. Few of the buildings, however, retain their integrity to such a noteworthy degree as this house. J.M. and Mattie H. McMillan were the earliest known residents of this house, which was probably constructed around the turn of the century. The McMillans lived here as early as 1926, according to city directories. By 1935, however, Mr. McMillan, who had been an engineer for the I&GN Railroad, had died; his wife continued to live in the house through the early 1940s.

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, 5:42 p.m.

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  • July 22, 2014, 4:11 p.m.

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  • 31.760523, -95.632495

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [204 S. Magnolia], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10197/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.