[1248 S. Royall]

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 part of the south side of a white, two-story, Four Square-style frame house located at 1248 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas.

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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 front and part of the south side of a white, two-story, Four Square-style frame house located at 1248 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Photograph of 1248 S. Royall taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. A somewhat rare type of domestic building of early 20th century Palestine is the Four Square, and this 2-story frame house is an exemplary illustration. The house is in a neighborhood filled mostly with Queen Anne-style dwellings of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The house retains its historic character and integrity to a noteworthy degree. According to one owner, contractor E.P. Edgeworth built this house for M.L. and Bettie Wherry in 1913, and the couple continued to live here until 1937. City directory information contradicts this, however, and indicates that the Wherrys only lived here until the late 1920s, and were followed by a succession of renters who lived here for one or two years each. In 1937 William L. and Lillian Cox purchased the house, and continued to occupy it until 1975. Mr. Cox was the owner of the Palestine Laundry.

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 10, 2006, 5:49 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [1248 S. Royall], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10574/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.