[616 S. Sycamore]

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Photograph of the front of a 1 ½-story Tudor Revival-style house located at 616 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. Distinctive characteristics on this house include the cross-gabled roof, decorative half-timbered woodwork in gable ends, and windows with small diamond-shaped panes of glass.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 2000~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 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 27 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Palestine Public Library

The Palestine Public Library materials include local history photographs selected for the grant Rescuing Texas History through the digitization of at-Risk photographs and maps, as well as photos taken during a Historic Resources Study in 1991.

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Photograph of the front of a 1 ½-story Tudor Revival-style house located at 616 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. Distinctive characteristics on this house include the cross-gabled roof, decorative half-timbered woodwork in gable ends, and windows with small diamond-shaped panes of glass.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Notes

This 1 ½ story dwelling is a somewhat rare example of the Tudor Revival style. Distinctive characteristics of this architectural movement as seen on this house include the cross-gabled roof, decorative half-timbered woodwork in gable ends, and windows with small diamond-shaped panes of glass. This house remains virtually unaltered. According to a local historian, prominent Palestine architect Theodore S. Maffitt designed this house for realtor Paul Sims Colley and his wife Alma in 1929. The Colleys continued to live here at least through the early 1940s.

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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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  • 2000~

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  • June 26, 2007, 5:42 p.m.

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  • April 8, 2014, 9:02 p.m.

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  • 31.756752, -95.630305

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[616 S. Sycamore], photograph, 2000~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26329/: accessed July 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.