[Courthouse Square - Palestine]

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Photograph of several commercial buildings on the west side of N. Church Street in Palestine, Texas, across the street from the Anderson County Courthouse. There are four connected buildings; the first three on the left are single-story buildings of brick and/or stucco. The one on the far left has columns built into the front and a decorative triangular section above; the second is plain with a sidewalk cover and the third is plain with a cloth awning. On the far right, the fourth building is two stories with decorative brickwork and a roof over the sidewalk. Some signs are visible ... continued below

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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McReynolds, Oliver November 1991.

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

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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 several commercial buildings on the west side of N. Church Street in Palestine, Texas, across the street from the Anderson County Courthouse. There are four connected buildings; the first three on the left are single-story buildings of brick and/or stucco. The one on the far left has columns built into the front and a decorative triangular section above; the second is plain with a sidewalk cover and the third is plain with a cloth awning. On the far right, the fourth building is two stories with decorative brickwork and a roof over the sidewalk. Some signs are visible including an "Anderson County Abstract Company" sign on the third building and cars are parked on both sides of the street.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • November 1991

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  • June 26, 2007, 3:21 p.m.

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  • Dec. 8, 2014, 6:19 p.m.

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  • 31.764981, -95.626612

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McReynolds, Oliver. [Courthouse Square - Palestine], photograph, November 1991; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26380/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palestine Public Library.