[122 E. 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 front and east side of a one-story, modified L-plan frame house located at 122 E. Pine in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style ornamentation on the front porch, including turned-wood supports and a porch frieze.

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

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Photograph of the front and east side of a one-story, modified L-plan frame house located at 122 E. Pine in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style ornamentation on the front porch, including turned-wood supports and a porch frieze.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Photograph of 122 E. Pine taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This 1-story frame dwelling is an outstanding example of a modified L-plan house. Perhaps the most distinctive feature is the porch, where elaborate Queen Anne ornamentation gives the building a more stylish appearance. The turned-wood supports and porch frieze are particularly noteworthy. The property retains its historic character and integrity to a high degree. The earliest known occupants of this house were renters E.M. Elliott, the manager of the silk department at Hodges Dry Goods Company, and his wife Lela. They lived here around 1926-27. By 1930, however, the house was owned and occupied by George P. and Georgia P. Fenton. Mr. Fenton was the proprietor of G.P. Fenton & Son Plumbing and Heating, located at 303 W. Crawford. He died around 1940, but his wife continued to live here at least until the mid-1940s. It is rumored that this was the first house in Palestine to have running water inside the house.

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, 6:08 p.m.

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  • 31.76866, -95.631383

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [122 E. Pine], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10671/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.