[604 E. Park Avenue]

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 porch attached to a white, one-story frame house, located at 604 E. Park Avenue 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 41 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of porch attached to a white, one-story frame house, located at 604 E. Park Avenue in Palestine, Texas.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Photograph of 604 E. Park Avenue taken from the road. Photo was taken for the Historic Resources Survey of Palestine, Texas 1989-1991. This 2-story frame house displays Colonial Revival detailing, one of 19 or so classified properties in Palestine. Distinctive features include the small 1-story porch and the front entrance with its transom and sidelights. The house appears to be virtually unaltered, with its historic character and integrity intact. This house was originally known as 203 Park. The house was probably built for Henry Swanson Davenport and his wife Lizzie, who lived here from as early as 1926 through at least the early 1940s. During the 1920s and 1930s, Mr. Davenport co-owned the Independent Lumber Company, located at 501 E. Spring. By the early 1940s, however, he maintained an office at the lumber company owned by his son, Henry S. Davenport, Jr. This business was called the Davenport Lumber Company and was located at the intersection of Memorial Drive and Avenue A.

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, 4:20 p.m.

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  • Oct. 30, 2014, 6:42 p.m.

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Hardy, Heck, Moore. [604 E. Park Avenue], photograph, June 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth10708/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.