[Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House]

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Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House. The photo shows the southeast corner of the white wooden story and a half house. The George Ranch House was built in 1899 (completed in 1900) with design work by Nicholas Clayton, a famous Galveston architect, according to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual". The house has dark trim on window shutters and ornate posts of porch. A white picket fence encloses the ranch house yard. There are three geese near center right of photograph in a pen. Wire fence (barb wire top) in foreground. Trees in right background ...

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 13 cm, Height: 8.6 cm

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Creator: Unknown. 1900 - 1911.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: George Ranch Museum Collection and was provided by George Ranch Historical Park to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 44 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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George Ranch Historical Park

The George Ranch Historical Park has contributed a collection of over 2,000 photographs, artifacts, letters, artwork and more to us. The Park is a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum.

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Description

Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House. The photo shows the southeast corner of the white wooden story and a half house. The George Ranch House was built in 1899 (completed in 1900) with design work by Nicholas Clayton, a famous Galveston architect, according to the "1996 George Ranch Historical Park Interpreter Training Manual". The house has dark trim on window shutters and ornate posts of porch. A white picket fence encloses the ranch house yard. There are three geese near center right of photograph in a pen. Wire fence (barb wire top) in foreground. Trees in right background with the top of a small wooden building visible on far right. Text on back of post card reads: "Post Card Correspondence Here Name and Address Here Velox (four times around the following) Place Stamp Here".

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 13 cm, Height: 8.6 cm

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George Ranch Museum Collection

The George Ranch Collection features extensive materials from the George Ranch Historical Park a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum. The land was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. Materials focus on the Jones and George families, and the traditional Texas pursuits of cattle, cotton and oil.

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  • 1900 - 1911

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  • 1900 - 1911

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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • June 1, 2010, 7:56 p.m.

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[Postcard image of the A.P. George Ranch House], postcard, 1900 - 1911; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7462/: accessed August 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.