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[1305 S. Sycamore - Broyles House]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for the "William and Caroline Broyles House" outside the front entrance. Text: A native of Huntsville, Alabama, William Broyles came to Texas following the Civil War. Traveling by boat to Shreveport, Louisiana, he continued his journey to Texas on foot, finally settling in Palestine. Broyles worked as a carpenter and later opened a mercantile store near the Anderson County courthouse. Following the arrival of the railroad and the subsequent relocation of the town, he opened the first store in the new townsite. In 1878 he established a lumber business which eventually included a lumberyard, saw mill, and cabinet shop. A real estate investor as well as merchant, Broyles played an important role in the economic development of Palestine. He had this home built for his wife, Caroline, in 1895. Designed by local architect Luther McKlemurry, the home is a fine example of 19th-century eclecticism, exhibiting influences of Italianate, Queen Anne, and Second Empire styles. Outstanding features include its tower, roof cresting, and fine milled woodwork crafted by workers at Broyles' lumber company. Landscaping originally surrounding the home included elaborate flower gardens and an adjacent pecan orchard.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[100 W. Oak]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of the Kolstad Jewelry store, located at 100 W. Oak in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Oak and Sycamore streets. It is a two-story brick building with decorative architectural elements around the upper-story windows and roofline. On the first floor, the walls around the store are tiled and there is a striped awning over the sidewalk with the text "Texas' Oldest Store" above the entrance. Signs above the awning say "Thomas C. Smith, Proprietor," "Kolstad," and "George Handson: Jeweler, Calligrapher, Clock Repair" on the front of the store and "Kolstad [...] Texas' Oldest Store" on the side. A part of an adjacent building is visible on the far right.
Date: 1990~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[313 - 315 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front of a two-story, brick, commercial building located at 313-315 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. It has masonry embellishments along the parapet and stucco finish, as well as a sidewalk cover on the first floor. There is an A.A. (Al-Anon) sign over the front door and parts of adjoining buildings are visible on either side.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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[317 - 319 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of a two-story commercial building located at 317-319 W. Main in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of W. Main and N. Queen streets. The building is painted white and has masonry accents along the roofline. The storefronts in this building have signs for two businesses including a "Tailor Shop & Mens' Wear" and "Deluxe Cleaners." Part of the adjoining brick building is visible on the right, and a taller brick building is visible in the background.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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[109 E. Spring]

Description: Photograph of a red-brick building located at 109 E. Spring in Palestine, Texas. The windows have logos for Toledo Finance and a sign over the door says "Toledo Loans." On the left of the building, an alley with a fire escape and part of a white stone building are visible.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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[422 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of the First United Methodist Church, located at 422 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Magnolia and Reagan streets. The two-story church is made of red brick with white stone accents and has Gothic Revival-style architecture, including pointed, arched openings and corner towers; the tower on the southwest corner is taller than the rest of the building. There are Christmas wreaths decorating the front doors.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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[422 S. Magnolia]

Description: Photograph of the front and north side of the First United Methodist Church, located at 422 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. The two-story church is made of red brick with white stone accents and has Gothic Revival-style architecture, including pointed, arched openings and corner towers; the tower on the southwest corner is taller than the rest of the building. To the left of the building, there is a stone wall with arches that match the building's windows, and a decorative wooden gate.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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[1103 S. Sycamore]

Description: Photograph of the front and side of a white, one-story house located at 1103 S. Sycamore in Palestine, Texas. It has a green roof and Queen Anne-style details, including Doric-like columns along the porch, and the front gable end with jigsawn bargeboard, turned pedant, and shingled siding.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[Headstone of Flora Browning]

Description: Photograph of the headstone for Mrs. Flora Browing, buried in the old section of the Palestine City Cemetery Complex. The headstone has an image of an open book and an open curtain above the text which says: "Sacred To The Memory of Mrs. Flora, Consort of G.W. Browing. Born June18, 1908, Died Sept. 12, 1857."
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver

[Palestine Public Library - 1101 N. Cedar]

Description: Photograph of the front and south side of the Palestine Public Library (previously the Alamo School), a two-story, light-colored brick building located at 1101 N. Cedar in Palestine, Texas. There are brick accents around the windows and some other points. A book drop is outside the entrance and several cars are parked in the parking lot; part of a second building is partially visible on the left.
Date: 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[St. Phillips Episcopal Church - 106 E. Crawford]

Description: Photograph of the front and north side of the St. Phillips Episcopal Church, located at 106 E. Crawford in Palestine, Texas, taken from E. Crawford and N. Sycamore streets. It is a brick building that has windows with pointed arches. There is a taller, square tower on the northwest corner of the building.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[House in Palestine]

Description: Photograph of a white, one-story house located somewhere in Palestine, Texas. It has some Queen Anne-style architectural elements including shingling and decorative woodwork around the front porch.
Date: November 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver

[Courthouse Square - Palestine]

Description: 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.
Date: November 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[Courthouse Square - Palestine]

Description: Photograph of a series of connected commercial businesses on the west side of N. Church Street in Palestine, Texas, across the street from the Anderson County Courthouse. Storefronts for five buildings are visible; each of the buildings are single stories and have various sidewalk covers and roofs. The buildings all seem to be stone or brick, and several of the buildings have detailed brick- or stonework around the rooflines and edges. Cars are parked on the street outside the stores.
Date: November 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[Mule Barn - Crawford Street - Palestine]

Description: Photograph of the front and west side of the "Mule Barn" located at 310 E. Crawford Street in Palestine, Texas. It is a one-story building with a taller storefront and a porch roof across the front. The sign at the top of the building says "Shelton's Feed" and there are other signs that say "dog food," "feed-fertilizer," and "Lone Star."
Date: 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[Mule Barn - Crawford Street - Palestine]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of the "Mule Barn" located at 310 E. Crawford Street in Palestine, Texas. It is a one-story building with a taller storefront and a porch roof across the front. The sign at the top of the building says "Shelton's Feed" and there are other signs that say "dog food," "feed-fertilizer," and "Lone Star."
Date: 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[512 N. John - Eilenberger's Bakery]

Description: Photograph of a portion of Eilenberger’s Bakery located at 512 N. John in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story, brick Two-part Commercial Block building; the portion on the left is painted white with a red door and the portion on the right is red brick with siding on the lower floor. There are green awnings above the doors and windows; the one above the entrance on the left says "Eilenberger's Bake Shop."
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[Eilenberger Baker - 512 N. John]

Description: Photograph of a portion of Eilenberger’s Bakery located at 512 N. John in Palestine, Texas. It is a two-story, brick Two-part Commercial Block building; the portion on the left is painted white with a red door and the portion on the right is red brick with siding on the lower floor. There are green awnings above the doors and windows; the one above the entrance on the left says "Eilenberger's Bake Shop." Cars are parked on the street outside the building.
Date: 1992
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[216 S. Magnolia]

Description: Close-up photograph of a white, two-story house located at 216 S. Magnolia, Palestine, Texas. There is some decorative woodwork along the eaves and corners of the house, and there is a green awning over the front porch.
Date: 1991~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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[201 E. Oak]

Description: Photograph of the front and east side of a multi-story brick building located at 201 E. Oak in Palestine, Texas. The entrance on the corner has a glass door with an name on it and several full-length glass window; stonework text at the top of the building says "Ivanhoe No. 15. KofP." As per the 1898-1899 Palestine City Directory, this was the home of the Knights of Pythias.
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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[100 Block E. Oak]

Description: Photograph of a three-story brick building located at the corner of Oak and Houston streets, in the 100 block of E. Oak in Palestine, Texas. The first floor has a glass storefront and the sign above says "Goodwill Industries."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
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