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[116 N. Sycamore - Colley Wright Building]

Description: Photo of the Colley Wright building, that once sat at the east side of the intersection of Spring street at Sycamore. This building was removed when Spring Street was widened and extended down to Crockett Road.
Date: 1970~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[301 S. Magnolia - Bowers Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the north and east sides of the "Bowers Mansion" located at 301 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story house that has Victorian Italiante-style architectural elements (including a small cupola with bracketed eaves and narrow, paired windows), and a two-tiered porch with Queen Anne-style turned- and jigsawn- wood trim. Part of the yard is also visible, a fountain in the front.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[303 E. Kolstad]

Description: Photograph of the front of a white, two-story, frame house with some Classical Revival-style architectural elements, located at 303 E. Kolstad in Palestine, Texas. There is a sign in the front yard that says "Dogwood Trails Open House"; a woman and young girl are walking toward the entrance.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[303 E Kolstad]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a white, two-story, frame house located at 303 E. Kolstad in Palestine, Texas. It has some Classical Revival-style architectural elements.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[303 E Kolstad]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a white, two-story, frame house located at 303 E. Kolstad in Palestine, Texas. It has some Classical Revival-style architectural elements.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[303 S. Royall]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of a two-story, brick and stucco Tudor Revival-style house located at 303 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. Distinctive architectural features include the decorative half-timbered woodwork on the exterior, the steeply pitched, cross-gabled roof, the windows with small panes, and the incorporation of stone into the masonry exterior walls.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[304 Main Street]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to a multi-story commercial building located at 304 Main Street in Palestine, Texas. It has three large, arched openings for doors and windows with decorative metalwork over them, depicting trees. Part of the adjacent building is visible on the right.
Date: 1970~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[315 E. Kolstad]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Greenwood House," a two-story, Queen Anne-style house located at 315 E. Kolstad in Palestine, Texas.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[404 S. Royall]

Description: Close-up photograph of the front of a two-story, white house located at 404 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[408 E. Neches]

Description: Close-up photograph of part of the front of a two-story, Tudor Revival-style brick house located at 408 E. Neches in Palestine, Texas. Perhaps the most noteworthy architectural element is the decorative half-timbered construction on parts of the exterior.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[412 S. Royall - Royall House]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of a two-story house, located at 416 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. It has a long, wrap-around porch with Ionic columns and brick around the lower level of the house.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[412 S. Royall - Royall House]

Description: Photograph of the southwest corner of a two-story white house, located at 416 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. It has a long, wrap-around porch with Ionic columns and red brick around the lower level of the house. There is snow on the roof and in the yard.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[419 S. Royall]

Description: Photograph of the front of a two-story, white, Queen Anne-style frame house located at 419 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. The most noteworthy features are the tower, which is set at an angle on the southeast corner, and the 2-tiered front porch.
Date: 1970~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[501 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the south side of a two-story house located at 501 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. The house is brick on the first floor with wooden siding on the front and upper floor, painted light brown or beige with dark brown shutters.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[502 N. Queen - Carnegie Building]

Description: Photograph of the northwest corner and front (north side) of the "Carnegie Building," located at 502 N. Queen in Palestine, Texas.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[503 E. Hodges - Hearne House]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Hearne House," a 2 1/2-story house painted red with white trim, located at 503 E. Hodges in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style architecture including a corner tower with a conical roof on the southwest corner and a 2-tiered porch with turned balustrades.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[503 E. Hodges - Hearne House]

Description: Close-up photograph of the "Hearne House," showing the front viewed from the west side of the yard. It is a 2 1/2-story house painted red with white trim, located at 503 E. Hodges in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style architecture including a corner tower with a conical roof on the southwest corner and a 2-tiered porch with turned balustrades.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[503 E. Hodges - Hearne House]

Description: Close-up photograph of the front of the "Hearne House," a 2 1/2-story house painted red with white trim, located at 503 E. Hodges in Palestine, Texas. It has Queen Anne-style architecture including a corner tower with a conical roof on the southwest corner and a 2-tiered porch with turned balustrades.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[505 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photo of the house at 505 S. Sycamore taken from the road.
Date: 1970~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[505 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photo of the house at 505 S. Sycamore taken from the road.
Date: 1970~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[511 S. Royall]

Description: This modest, center-passage dwelling presents another good illustration of how many late 19th century homeowners applied stylistic ornamentation to a vernacular house form. This 1-story frame residence has a front-facing gable extension and porch with turned-wood columns and jigsawn brackets, all of which are suggestive of the Queen Anne style. Rear additions are not only relatively unobtrusive to the building’s original appearance, but they also reflect the property’s physical evolution and are important architectural features. John H. Reagan built this house in the 1880s for his daughter, Bettie Reagan Ferguson, and his son-in-law, Alexander Ferguson. Mr. Ferguson was postmaster of Palestine from 1886-1890. The dwelling was later the home of the couple’s daughter, Bess Ferguson, who taught in the Palestine schools and was a librarian at the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1970~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[519 S. Royall]

Description: Photograph of the front of a white, two-story, brick house located at 519 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. It has Victorian Italianate architectural embellishments, including the segmental-arched hoodmolds, bracketed eaves, and main entrance with its round-arched portal and hoodmold. Additionally, there are Queen Anne-style aspects, such as the fish-scaled, patterned shingles in the front-facing gable and the complex roof plan. There is snow on the ground and rooftops.
Date: 1979~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[519 S. Royall - Gardner, Gooch, Kolstad House]

Description: Close-up photograph of part of the front of the "Gardner, Gooch, Kolstad House," a white, two-story, brick house located at 519 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. It has Victorian Italianate architectural embellishments, including the segmental-arched hoodmolds, bracketed eaves, and main entrance with its round-arched portal and hoodmold. Additionally, there are Queen Anne-style aspects, such as the fish-scaled, patterned shingles in the front-facing gable and the complex roof plan. There is snow on the roof and the plants in the yard.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[519 S. Royall - Gardner, Gooch, Kolstad House]

Description: Close-up photograph of part of the northeast corner of the "Gardner, Gooch, Kolstad House," from the front. It is a white, two-story, brick house located at 519 S. Royall in Palestine, Texas. It has Victorian Italianate architectural embellishments, including the segmental-arched hoodmolds, bracketed eaves, and main entrance with its round-arched portal and hoodmold. Additionally, there are Queen Anne-style aspects, such as the fish-scaled, patterned shingles in the front-facing gable and the complex roof plan.
Date: 1970~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library