[715 N. John]

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 one-story, modified L-plan house located at 715 N. John in Palestine, Texas. It is painted white with blue trim and has a green roof. The front porch wraps around the southeast corner and has turned wooden posts.

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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. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the front and north side of a one-story, modified L-plan house located at 715 N. John in Palestine, Texas. It is painted white with blue trim and has a green roof. The front porch wraps around the southeast corner and has turned wooden posts.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 715 N. John taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. The neighborhood north of the city’s central business district contains a high percentage of residences built during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This house is one of the best-preserved and is a particularly noteworthy example of the modified L-plan type. Many other examples abound in the city’s older neighborhoods, but few retain their historic character and integrity to such a high degree. The earliest known occupant of this dwelling was Mrs. Flora Alice Conaway, who operated a ladies ready-to-wear and millinery shop at 216 W. Main. By 1935, however, the house was owned and occupied by Allen L. Hamlett, a clerk for Missouri Pacific, and his wife Frances. The Hamletts remained in the house throughout 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

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  • June 1991

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  • March 8, 2006, 10:16 a.m.

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  • June 18, 2014, 5:41 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [715 N. John], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10287/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.