[1109 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 the front and north side of a yellow, one-story, Craftsman-inspired bungalow-style frame house, located at 1109 N. Queen 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 11 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the front and north side of a yellow, one-story, Craftsman-inspired bungalow-style frame house, located at 1109 N. Queen in Palestine, Texas.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Photograph of 1109 N. Queen taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This 1-story frame house is an excellent example of a Craftsman-inspired bungalow and is almost identical to the residence at 827 N. Tennessee. The bungalow is the most common domestic form in Palestine and the historic resources survey identified over 800 such properties in the city’s neighborhoods. This property is noteworthy because it is virtually unaltered and displays fine workmanship and detailing. Robert Wardlow and his wife Mary Hester Wardlow were the earliest known occupants of this house, which is believed to have been built by Will Skelton. Mrs. Wardlow continued to live in the house following her husband’s death in January 1919, but in 1921, she sold the house to William A. and Mozelle Fuller. Mr. Fuller worked as a clerk at the U.S. Post Office. He died in the late 1930s, but his wife continued to live here into the 1980s.

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

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  • June 1991

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  • March 10, 2006, 10:28 a.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [1109 N. Queen], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10643/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.