[Court House, Orange, Texas]

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Color postcard depicting an old Orange County Court House - this one was built in 1899. It has four tall Corinthian columns near the entrance and figures on the top of the roof. Correspondence on the back reads, "Madill, Okla. Dear Daughter how are you all this leaves us all well hope you the same I have been lookin' for you to send me them cabbage plants pleas drop me a card and let me no you are going to send them on return mail. Lula said to put her in a few cabbage plants Jim is at home now ...

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1 postcard: color; 3 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Heritage House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 848 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum partnered with us to provide access to historic materials from Orange County. Materials include photographs of early citizens, homes, churches, and schools; as well as business concerns such as shipping, farming, lumber mills, and oil exploration. Funds for this project were graciously provided by the Summerlee Foundation, the Stark Foundation, and private individuals.

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Color postcard depicting an old Orange County Court House - this one was built in 1899. It has four tall Corinthian columns near the entrance and figures on the top of the roof. Correspondence on the back reads, "Madill, Okla. Dear Daughter how are you all this leaves us all well hope you the same I have been lookin' for you to send me them cabbage plants pleas drop me a card and let me no you are going to send them on return mail. Lula said to put her in a few cabbage plants Jim is at home now John and Andrew and Arthur is at henderson, texas got a big job down ther building briges ben gon 3 weeks pleas let no if you are going to send the plants your Mother J A Ables" It is addressed to Mrs. W. L. Warrock, Rosebud, Texas. It is postmarked Madill, Okla. on Mar 16,.

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1 postcard: color; 3 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.

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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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  • May 5, 2008, 10:47 p.m.

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[Court House, Orange, Texas], postcard, Date Unknown; Orange, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36677/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Heritage House Museum.