[1419 N. Queen]

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 one corner at the back of a white, two-story, near-L-plan house located at 1419 N. Queen in Palestine, Texas. It has Classical Revival-style ornamentation, including a 2-tiered porch.

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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 37 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 one corner at the back of a white, two-story, near-L-plan house located at 1419 N. Queen in Palestine, Texas. It has Classical Revival-style ornamentation, including a 2-tiered porch.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 1419 N. Queen taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. The building footprint on this 2-story dwelling resembles an L-plan. Unlike most local examples of this common plan type, this property has Classical Revival ornamentation, which is seen most prominently on the 2-tiered porch. This kind of stylistic detailing is rare for L-plan houses. According to one of the previous owners, the house was built by local banker Will Robinson in 1898. Mr. Robinson was co-owner of the Robinson State Bank, considered the first public bank in Palestine. It later merged with the Royall National Bank. City directories list Mrs. G.S. Robinson as the owner and principal occupant of the house from as early as 1926 until the early 1940s.

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, 10:39 a.m.

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  • April 25, 2014, 9:56 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [1419 N. Queen], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10638/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.