[503 S. Crockett]

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 of the "Freeland-Lyne House," a white, two-story, Four Square-style house located at 503 S. Crockett in Palestine, Texas. This dwelling features Classical Revival detailing that is seen most prominently on 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. It has been viewed 49 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the front of the "Freeland-Lyne House," a white, two-story, Four Square-style house located at 503 S. Crockett in Palestine, Texas. This dwelling features Classical Revival detailing that is seen most prominently on the porch.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 503 S. Crockett taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. Four Square houses, such as this property, gained a degree of popularity locally during the 1910s. This dwelling features Classical Revival detailing that is seen most prominently on the porch. Despite the partial enclosure of the porch, the property retains sufficient integrity to be significant. Locally prominent contractor J.B. Rountree built this house for George and Mamie Freeland in 1911. In 1913 William M. and Helen Jackson Lyne purchased the dwelling. Mr. Lyne was an engineer for the I&GN, and had amassed a total of almost 2.5 million miles by the time of his fiftieth anniversary with the railroad. Mrs. Lyne operated the Blue Moon Inn in this house, which was considered the civic and social center of Palestine for over three decades.

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, 1:11 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [503 S. Crockett], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10364/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.