[801 N. Jackson]

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 southeast corner of a white, two-story house located at 801 N. Jackson in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of N. Jackson and W. Kolstad streets. It has some Queen Anne-style architectural features including a two-story wraparound porch with a pent roof, turned-wood columns, and balustrade.

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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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Photograph of the southeast corner of a white, two-story house located at 801 N. Jackson in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of N. Jackson and W. Kolstad streets. It has some Queen Anne-style architectural features including a two-story wraparound porch with a pent roof, turned-wood columns, and balustrade.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 801 N. Jackson taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. The residential neighborhood northwest of Palestine’s historic downtown contains a large number of 1-story vernacular dwellings. This 2-story residence, on the other hand, is one of the more stylish properties in the area. The wraparound porch has a pent roof and turned-wood columns and balustrade that are most often associated with the Queen Anne Style. The building appears to have changed only minimally since its construction in about 1905. The earliest known occupants of this house were renters: in 1926-27, the house was occupied by Jessie Ramsey, a barber, and his wife Maude; and K.R. Marrero, an employee of the I&GN Railroad, and his wife Blanche. Clay Berry had purchased the dwelling by 1930, and he continued to live there with his wife Virginia through the early 1940s. Mr. Berry operated a grocery store at 609 W. Kolstad.

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, 9:20 a.m.

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  • June 17, 2014, 6:02 p.m.

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  • 31.765881, -95.63741

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [801 N. Jackson], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10295/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.