[205 W. Pine]

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 southwest corner of a white, two-story house located at 205 W. Pine in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style detailing including turned-wood woodwork and a combination hipped-and-gabled roof.

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

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Palestine Public Library

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 the southwest corner of a white, two-story house located at 205 W. Pine in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style detailing including turned-wood woodwork and a combination hipped-and-gabled roof.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

Photograph of 205 W. Pine taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. Palestine’s most intense period of development occurred during the late 19th and early 20th centuries when a construction boom transformed the city’s neighborhoods into larger, more densely concentrations of domestic buildings. The 2-story house at this address reflects this trend. The building has a strong vertical emphasis, turned-wood woodwork and a combination hipped-and-gabled roof, all of which are suggestive of the Queen Anne style. The house has changed only minimally since its construction about 1900. Though this house was probably built around the turn of the century, city directory research was only able to trace its occupancy back to 1926, when James C. Stevens and his wife Lillie lived here. Mr. Stevens was a conductor for the I&GN Railroad, and later for Missouri Pacific. He died in the late 1930s, but his wife continued to live here into the 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 9, 2006, 6:18 p.m.

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  • April 7, 2014, 2:23 p.m.

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  • 31.76845, -95.634122

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [205 W. Pine], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10667/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.