[610 N. Fowler]

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 south side of a white, one-story modified L-plan house located at 610 N. Fowler in Palestine, Texas. It has a porch that wraps around the southwest corner. the house is built on a hill that is paved with stones on the incline near the sidewalk.

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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 13 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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 south side of a white, one-story modified L-plan house located at 610 N. Fowler in Palestine, Texas. It has a porch that wraps around the southwest corner. the house is built on a hill that is paved with stones on the incline near the sidewalk.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 610 N. Fowler taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. The modified L-plan house was a popular building in Palestine during the 11890s and 1900s. The historic resources survey catalogued almost 200 examples, but few retain their integrity to such a noteworthy degree as this 1-story frame house. The earliest known owner of this house was J.M. Henry, who conveyed the property to Arthur E. Claybourn in 1915. Mr. Claybourn and his wife Laura lived here through the mid-1930s; after her husband’s death, Mrs. Claybourn continued to occupy the house through the 1940s. Mr. Claybourn had been an employee of the I&GN Railroad, and later was a conductor 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, 5:27 p.m.

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  • June 16, 2014, 7:33 p.m.

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  • 31.765793, -95.630575

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [610 N. Fowler], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10339/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.