[210 W. Colorado]

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 a two-story, center-passage, red house with white trim, located at 210 W. Colorado in Palestine, Texas. It has an "I house" plan and Queen Anne-style features including a jig sawn frieze and turned-wood columns.

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

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Photograph of a two-story, center-passage, red house with white trim, located at 210 W. Colorado in Palestine, Texas. It has an "I house" plan and Queen Anne-style features including a jig sawn frieze and turned-wood columns.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 210 W. Colorado taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991.
Most of Palestine’s center-passage houses rise only to a single story; however, this late 19th century example is one of the few 2-story versions. This vernacular plan type is known as an “I house,” which was most popular from the middle to the late 19th century. The 2-tiered porch has a jig sawn frieze and turned-wood columns that are indicative of the Queen Anne style. Few changes affect the integrity and historic character of the house. Though this house was vacant in the mid-1920’s, by 1935 it was occupied by Robert M. and Eugenia Hayes. A Kenneth Dickey, a janitor at the high school, and his wife Mollie lived here by the early 1940’s.

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, 11:38 a.m.

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  • May 5, 2014, 1:17 p.m.

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  • 31.751544, -95.631504

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [210 W. Colorado], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10390/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.