[929 N. Sycamore]

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 southeast corer of a pink, one-story, modified L-plan house located at 929 N. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. It has a hipped roof and 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. It has been viewed 12 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the southeast corer of a pink, one-story, modified L-plan house located at 929 N. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. It has a hipped roof and gabled extensions.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 929 N. Sycamore taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This house, with its hipped roof and gabled extensions, is a remarkably well-preserved example of the modified L-plan house, a popular local plan type. The only major alterations to the exterior are the replacement of a double-hung window on the front and the addition onto the rear. Otherwise, the house appears much as it did when completed about 1900. Willard L. Johnson, Sr., and his wife Anita were the original owners and occupants of this house. They continued to live here at least into the early 1940s. During that period, Mr. Johnson worked at the Independent Lumber Company.

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Taken from: Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas: An Inventory for The City of Palestine, Volume V, 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 16, 2006, 12:24 p.m.

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  • April 16, 2014, 6:03 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [929 N. Sycamore], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10542/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.