[John Owen Glen Home - Gibbs Street]

One of 121 photographs in the series: Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas available on this site.

Description

Photograph of a two story building with a wrap around porch on a corner lot; first floor is painted orange and grey, the second floor has wood shingles and possibly rock siding. A utility pole and fence posts surround the grass lawn. Cars are parked in front of a one story building with an illegible sign to the right of the building.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 9 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1976.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Val Verde County Historical Commission to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 124 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Val Verde County Historical Commission

Materials from the Val Verde County Historical Commission include images during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio in 1976, featuring local area homes, businesses, and churches.

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Photograph of a two story building with a wrap around porch on a corner lot; first floor is painted orange and grey, the second floor has wood shingles and possibly rock siding. A utility pole and fence posts surround the grass lawn. Cars are parked in front of a one story building with an illegible sign to the right of the building.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 9 cm.

Notes

Reportedly, Mr. Glen was a sutler at Camp Del Rio. When Camp closed, he used lumber from the old buildings to build this home, carrying the lumber in a wheelbarrow and on his shoulders. Owned by Mr. Glen, a descendant, in 1976.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • 1976

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  • April 2, 2007, 1:26 p.m.

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  • Dec. 5, 2016, 5:13 p.m.

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[John Owen Glen Home - Gibbs Street], photograph, 1976; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24732/: accessed December 6, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Val Verde County Historical Commission.