[810 E. Lacy]

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 white, one-story frame house located at 810 E. Lacy in Palestine, Texas. It is a center-passage plan house and the front entrance has a transom and sidelights. The front porch has red brick along the foundation and at the base of the square posts; there is blue fencing along the edge of the porch.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

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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Palestine Public Library

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 east side of a white, one-story frame house located at 810 E. Lacy in Palestine, Texas. It is a center-passage plan house and the front entrance has a transom and sidelights. The front porch has red brick along the foundation and at the base of the square posts; there is blue fencing along the edge of the porch.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 810 E. Lacy taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. Noteworthy features on this 1-story frame house are the center-passage plan and the front entrance with its transom and sidelights. Relatively few changes detract from the property’s overall historic character and integrity. Though this house appears to date to around 1890, city directory research was only able to trace its occupancy to 1926-27, when it was owned and occupied by J.J. and Elizabeth Taylor. By 1930 Mr. Taylor had died and Mrs. Taylor (Bettie) lived here with a boarder, Ruby L. Kay. Mrs. Georgia Cantrell, widow of A.B. Cantrell, resided here in 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, 9:55 p.m.

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  • June 17, 2014, 6:50 p.m.

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  • 31.765377, -95.624265

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [810 E. Lacy], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10250/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.