[701 W. Green]

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 west side of a white, one-story, L-plan frame house located at 701 W. Green in Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. It has Queen Anne-style architectural embellishments including intricate jigsawn woodwork on the porch and shingled siding in the front gable end, as well as a small gabled extension on the east end of the porch.

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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 west side of a white, one-story, L-plan frame house located at 701 W. Green in Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. It has Queen Anne-style architectural embellishments including intricate jigsawn woodwork on the porch and shingled siding in the front gable end, as well as a small gabled extension on the east end of the porch.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 701 W. Green taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This 1-story frame residence is a well-preserved example of an L-plan house. While many of these houses lack much stylistic embellishments, this property has intricate jigsawn woodwork on the porch and shingled siding in the front gable end that are characteristic of Queen Anne architecture. The house’s most unusual feature is the small gabled extension on the east end of the porch. According to city directories, O.L. and Florence Pound owned and occupied this house as early as 1926. Mr. Pound was a bookkeeper for the First National Bank. By 1935, however, Alva LeRoy Johnston and his wife Annie B. lived here; they remained through the 1940s. Mr. Johnston was an engineman 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 7, 2006, 9:31 p.m.

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  • June 18, 2014, 5:35 p.m.

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  • 31.768666, -95.639706

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [701 W. Green], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10315/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.