[311 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 east side of a one-story, modified L-plan frame house located at 311 W. Green in Palestine, Texas. It is painted green with white trim and has a hipped roof with gabled extensions.

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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 east side of a one-story, modified L-plan frame house located at 311 W. Green in Palestine, Texas. It is painted green with white trim and has a hipped roof with gabled extensions.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 311 W. Green taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. The residential neighborhood north of the city’s central business district includes a large percentage of houses built in the late 19th or early 20th centuries. This 1-story frame house is one such example. The hipped roof with gabled extensions identifies this property as a modified L-plan house, a common building form of the period. The property is relatively unaltered, and its integrity remains largely intact. Though it appears to date to the turn of the century, city directory research was only able to trace occupancy of this house to 1926-27. At that time, Forrest Green, a renter, lived here. By 1930, however, Mrs. Zelia H. Reese, the widow of E.E. Reese, had purchased the dwelling and she continued to live there 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

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  • June 1991

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  • March 7, 2006, 9:04 p.m.

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  • June 20, 2014, 2:39 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [311 W. Green], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10321/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.