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By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
Armstrong County Jail
1Texas (Armstrong County), Claude — 203 — Armstrong County Jail
Erected in 1953, this building is constructed of stone used to build the first masonry jail in Armstrong County, 1894. Stone for the structure (which replaced a primitive, frame "calaboose") was quarried 14 miles south at Dripping Springs in Palo . . . — Map (db m96830) HM
2Texas (Austin County), Bellville — 6349 — E.O. Finn Building
Situated on land originally granted by the Mexican Government to Austin County pioneer John Nichols. This Vernacular Italianate commercial building was constructed in 1896 by E. Oscar Finn and John Thomas Colleton. E. O. Finn (1866-1945) a native . . . — Map (db m157539) HM
3Texas (Austin County), Bellville — 17495 — Joachim H. Hintz
Johann Joachim Henrich Frederick (J. H.) Hintz (1841-1920), a native of Ziesendorf, Mecklenburg, Germany, immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1855. The Hintzes settled in the Millheim area, and Joachim joined the Cat Spring Agricultural . . . — Map (db m157511) HM
4Texas (Austin County), Bellville — 3179 — L.A. and Adelheid Machemehl House
A significant example of the Craftsman bungalow designed by prominent Houston architect Alfred C. Finn, this house is unusual for its one-and-one-half story form. The residence displays hallmark geometric ornamentation broad porches, and a small . . . — Map (db m157524) HM
5Texas (Austin County), Bellville — 2378 — The Harigel House
The son of a Prussian immigrant, Emil H. Harigel, Sr. (1859-1904) opened a hardware, tinware, and stove emporium in Bellville in 1881. Soon after, he constructed this residence for his wife, Nannie Louise (Lovette), and children. The home features . . . — Map (db m157601) HM
6Texas (Austin County), Sealy — 17788 — Hackbarth Building
German natives F.W. (Fritz) and Carolyn (Krampitz) Hackbarth arrived in Galveston in 1846 with their two sons. They settled in Austin County, where Fritz farmed and ranched, and the couple had four more children, including F.W. Hackbarth, Jr. . . . — Map (db m162567) HM
7Texas (Austin County), Sealy — 11701 — Haynes-Felcman House
This house was built in 1901-1902 for H. Schumacher. It was purchased in 1906 by Richard H. Haynes (1875-1942) who, with his father, founded the Haynes (Sealy) Mattress Company in 1909. Local confectionery store owner F.J. Felcman bought the . . . — Map (db m162558) HM
8Texas (Austin County), Sealy — 2326 — Paul and Mahala Hackbarth House
Completed in 1911 for civic leaders Paul and Mahala Hackbarth, this concrete block house is an unusual example of vernacular architecture. Prominent features include a wraparound porch, Ionic columns on piers, and large wood sash windows. The . . . — Map (db m162563) HM
9Texas (Austin County), Sealy — 12526 — Preibisch Building
German immigrant Adolph H. Preibisch and his wife, Emilie, came to Austin County in 1860. After the town of Sealy developed along the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railroad, the Preibisches bought property in the new railroad town. In 1885, Adolph . . . — Map (db m162569) HM
10Texas (Bandera County), Bandera — 18353 — Pilots' Lounge at Bandera Airpark
Colonel John Henry "Jack" Lapham (1885-1956) was a son of a co-founder of the Texas Company (later Texaco). He was living in San Antonio by 1920 and had many business interests, Jack, his wife, Julie Edna (Capen), and their four children all had . . . — Map (db m163481) HM
11Texas (Bandera County), Bandera — 4061 — Schmidtke-Callahan House
This home was constructed in the 1870s by Georgia stonemason James Henry White for Charles F. Schmidtke (1839-1884). A native of Germany, Schmidtke was an early Bandera merchant, grist miller, and lumber mill operator. White's grandson J. Calvin . . . — Map (db m163287) HM
12Texas (Bastrop County), Smithville — 9170 — Chancellor House
Prominent area land developer and merchant J. H. Chancellor (1876-1938) built this residence about 1909. The house was located in the center of Smithville's business district, near the railroad depot and several hotels. It exhibits Classical Revival . . . — Map (db m160318) HM
13Texas (Bastrop County), Smithville — 9187 — First Methodist Church of Smithville
Organized in 1888 by the Rev. H. M. Haynie and eight charter members, the Methodist congregation in Smithville met in the local school until a frame sanctuary was completed in 1893. A new brick structure was built in 1912-13. Following damage in a . . . — Map (db m160314) HM
14Texas (Bastrop County), Smithville — 12765 — Rabb House
Virgil Sullivan Rabb, Jr. (1870-1943), came to Smithville in 1891 with his family when his father bought the Calcasieu Lumber Company. The Rabb family had been in this area since receiving land grants in Fayette County in 1823. Rabb ran the lumber . . . — Map (db m160321) HM
15Texas (Bell County), Belton — 733 — The Carnegie Library Building
Completed in 1904, this brick library building was funded by a personal contribution from the noted New York industrialist and benefactor Andrew S. Carnegie. Ben D. Lee, builder of the Bell County Courthouse, served as contractor. Designed by the . . . — Map (db m152196) HM
16Texas (Bell County), Salado — 279 — George Washington Baines House
Built in the 1860s, this house was the residence of the Rev. George Washington Baines (1809-83) from 1870 to 1883. A pioneer Baptist preacher, missionary, editor, and educator, the Rev. Baines was the great-grandfather of United States President . . . — Map (db m29313) HM
17Texas (Bell County), Salado — 4305 — Robertson Home
Built by Col. E.S.C. Robertson and wife, Mary Elizabeth (Dickey). Rare ante-bellum plantation complex, comprising home, servant quarters, land, family cemetery, stables. Still a working ranch. The house, occupied by fifth generation of . . . — Map (db m29310) HM
18Texas (Bexar County), Helotes — 16488 — Marnoch Homestead
Scottish surgeon Dr. George Frederick Marnoch (1802-1870) purchased more than 1500 acres at this site in the fall of 1858. In January 1859, Marnoch commissioned famed San Antonio architect and builder John M. Fries to construct this house near . . . — Map (db m163145) HM
19Texas (Bexar County), Helotes — 17310 — R.L. White Ranch
Ryall Luther White (1878-1962) was born in Jasper, Texas to John Luther Calvin White and Texanna Priscilla Ryall White. He married his wife, Ethel Gertrude Smyth, in 1907 and began working for his father-in-law as the manager of the Uvalde Rock . . . — Map (db m163142) HM
20Texas (Bexar County), Helotes — 11752 — Zion Lutheran Church
Erected in 1906, the Zion Lutheran Church was designed and built by church members in the uniquely American Carpenter Gothic tradition. Skilled at the construction of houses and barns, the farmers of Helotes created a church building reminiscent . . . — Map (db m163157) HM
21Texas (Bexar County), Randolph Air Force Base — Building 100"The Taj Mahal"
In 1928 the San Antonio Airport Company purchased 2300 acres of land near the city and donated it to the United States Army Air Corps for development of a consolidated flight training facility. Called “The West Point of the Air”, . . . — Map (db m31480) HM
22Texas (Bexar County), San Antonio — 18172 — Alfred Giles House
Alfred Giles is remembered as a major architect who designed many edifices throughout Texas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in 1853 in Hillingdon, Middlesex County, England, Giles spent his early days as an architect's . . . — Map (db m118800) HM
23Texas (Bexar County), San Antonio — Bexar County Commissioners CourtBexar County Plaza / Bexar County Courthouse / Lady Justice Fountain
Nelson W. Wolff – County Judge Sergio “Chico” Rodriguez – Commissioner, Pct. 1 Paul Elizondo – Commissioner, Pct. 2 Kevin A. Wolff – Commissioner, Pct. 3 Tommy Adkisson – Commissioner, Pct. . . . — Map (db m118105) HM
24Texas (Bexar County), San Antonio — 15407 — Elias and Lucy Edmonds House
Former Confederate officer and Virginia state legislator Elias Edmonds married Lucy Noyes Hall in 1871, and they moved to San Antonio that year. In 1877, they built one of the first houses in the King William neighborhood. Elias was a successful . . . — Map (db m118798) HM
25Texas (Bexar County), San Antonio — 16997 — Gustav Blersch House
This house is one of three standing antebellum structures in the King William Historic District. Gustav Blersch, a German immigrant, importer and retail dealer, built this two-story limestone home in 1860 with designer Gustave Freisleben and . . . — Map (db m118909) HM
26Texas (Bexar County), San Antonio — King William Neighborhood
The river followed an irregular course through the town center and irrigated the lower farmlands of Mission San Antonio de Valero (the Alamo) to the south. After the mission was secularized 1793, the surrounding fields were distributed to . . . — Map (db m118908) HM
27Texas (Bexar County), San Antonio — 5117 — Old Edward Steves House
Excellent example of lavish Victorian architecture of late 1800s. Built in 1874 by German immigrant Edward Steves, founder of a family prominent in city financial and social circles. Stuccoed limestone exterior walls are 13" thick. The . . . — Map (db m118860) HM
28Texas (Bexar County), San Antonio — 3804 — Old San Antonio National Bank Building
This structure was built to house the San Antonio National Bank, organized by George W. Brackenridge and others in 1866 as the first federally chartered banking institution in the city. Cyrus L.W. Eidlitz, a New York architect, designed the building . . . — Map (db m30346) HM
29Texas (Bexar County), San Antonio — The Quarry
This quarry was the source of stone for building Mission Concepción and portions of Mission San José. Indian and Mestizo laborers used picks and axes to cut grooves in the limestone rock, and bars and wedges to pry up the rough blocks. . . . — Map (db m164050) HM
30Texas (Bexar County), San Antonio — Travis Street Crossing
County leaders purchased land on the west bank of the San Antonio River in 1859, intending to build a new courthouse and jail. Their plans changed and the property was sold in 1866 to a miller, Jacob Laux, who dammed the river and built a . . . — Map (db m119162) HM
31Texas (Blanco County), Johnson City — 2828 — L. B. J. Boyhood Home
Sam Ealy Johnson Jr. (1877-1937) and his wife Rebekah Baines Johnson (1881-1958) bought this residence in 1913. Sam, an educator and six-term Texas legislator, and Rebekah, an educator and journalist, raised five children here. The frame house was . . . — Map (db m30926) HM
32Texas (Bosque County), Meridian — 464 — Bosque County Courthouse
1886. Limestone quarried from nearby hills. Gothic styling. Clock tower modified, 1935, to strengthen roof. Unique iron stairs and railing remain. County's fourth courthouse. First, in 1854, was one-room log cabin. Recorded Texas Historic . . . — Map (db m161847) HM
33Texas (Bowie County), Texarkana — 9471 — Central Christian Church
Founded in 1883 with the Rev. J. C. Mason as first pastor, the Central Christian Church congregation built this structure in 1932. Construction was supervised by architect and church member E. C. Seibert (1878-1941), who used carefully placed . . . — Map (db m96569) HM
34Texas (Bowie County), Texarkana — 9512 — United States Post Office and Courthouse
Currently, only Federal office building to straddle state line. Present Texas-Arkansas state boundary (established in 1841 by United States and Republic of Texas) passes through center. Each state had separate post offices until 1892, when first . . . — Map (db m96566) HM
35Texas (Brazoria County), East Columbia — East Columbia Historic District
Has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1991 — Map (db m164592) HM
36Texas (Brazos County), Bryan — 17340 — Queen Theater
A movie theater has been at this location since 1913 and named “The Queen” since 1914. It was originally located in the three-story Stoddard Hotel built here in 1889. The Schulman family purchased the theater business in 1926 and the . . . — Map (db m119641) HM
37Texas (Brewster County), Marathon — 17696 — Albion E. Shepard House
In 1883, completion occurred of the extension of tracks by the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway (G.H. & S.A. Ry.) Line located between El Paso and San Antonio. Retired sea captain Albion E. Shepard arrived in the region as a railroad . . . — Map (db m111473) HM
38Texas (Brown County), Brownwood — Courthouses of Brown County
Brown County, created in 1856 and organized two years later, has had four courthouses. Pioneer settler Welcome William Chandler donated land for the first courthouse, a log cabin. The county moved the building twice, first two miles to the Billy . . . — Map (db m125933) HM
39Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — 1882 Cameron County Courthouse- 1882 -
English: Built in 1882 by S.W. Brooks and designed by J.N. Preston & Son, this was the first courthouse built for Cameron County. It has continuously housed the Masonic Lodge since 1914. It was built in the Second Renaissance Revival . . . — Map (db m117944) HM
40Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Alonso Building-1877-
English: Built 1877-1890 for Manuel Alonso, the Alonso Building (Los Dos Cañones) has wrought iron railings and doors reminiscent of French Creole architecture. It was one of several buildings built by immigrants from Spain. The first . . . — Map (db m118522) HM
41Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — 11776 — Alonso Complex
Spanish-born Manuel Alonso (1846-1922) constructed the one-story residence on this site in 1877 and added the two-story mercantile building by 1890. His "Los Dos Cañones" mercantile was a popular gathering place for local residents. French and . . . — Map (db m118520) HM
42Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Bollack Department Store-1911-
(English) Built in 1911 by the architectural firm H.C. Cooke & Co., for Pauline Bollack, a German immigrant from Bavaria, this three story structure has an attractive ornate façade. At the time, it was one of the largest buildings in town . . . — Map (db m128843) HM
43Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Father Pierre Yves Keralum
Father Pierre Yves Keralum was born in France in 1817, and worked as both a cabinetmaker and an architect before entering the seminary at the age of 28. In 1852 he was ordained an Oblate of Mary Immaculate (O.M.I.) and sent to deep south Texas . . . — Map (db m119431) HM
44Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Fernandez Hide Yard1880
(English) Established 1880-1894 by Miguel Fernandez, a wealthy Spanish merchant, this was a bone and hide yard built to cater to the Texas Gulf Coast cattle industry. Built in the Border Brick style, it is one of the few remaining . . . — Map (db m119297) HM
45Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Field/Pacheco Complex1893
English: Built 1893-1894 for Henry M. Field, the commercial and residential complex covers half a block. The two-story gallery, spindle cornice and railings indicate that the building is a mix of Border Brick style and French Creole . . . — Map (db m131197) HM
46Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Field-Pacheco Complex
English: This complex, which includes several buildings, was built in the late 19th century by H.M. Field. Andres Pacheco purchased the site in 1919. The corner store – residence is an excellent example of the Spanish colonial . . . — Map (db m131199) HM
47Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — 2530 — Home of Charles Stillman
Home of Charles Stillman, ship owner, merchant, rancher, who came to Brazos Santiago in 1828 and in 1849-50 founded City of Brownsville in old Espiritu Santo Land Grant. Built about 1850 for his bride, Elizabeth Goodrich, of Connecticut. Has . . . — Map (db m117846) HM
48Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Immaculate Conception Cathedral- 1854 -
(English)) Built in 1854-1859, the cathedral was designed by French architect Father Pierre Keralum of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. The cathedral is Gothic Revival in the ecclesiastical form with a Latin cross plan. During . . . — Map (db m117981) HM
49Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — 18827 — Juan H. Fernandez Store
Juan H. Fernandez came to America at the age of 14 in 1875 as a ward of his uncle, Jose Fernandez-Toral, a mercantile owner originally from Pendueles, Asturias, Spain. Following in his family’s footsteps, Juan Fernandez opened a store in 1883, . . . — Map (db m117913) HM
50Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Juan H. Fernandez y Hermano Building- 1883 -
English: Built in 1883-1884 for Juan H. Fernandez, who came from Spain in 1875 to work for his uncle and older brother, the site was a general merchandise store. The store, La Villa de Llanes, was founded by Fernandez and his younger . . . — Map (db m117915) HM
51Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — 3000 — La Madrileña
A native of Spain, Adrian Ortiz (1860-1957) emigrated to Brownsville before he was 18 and lived with relatives who trained him as a merchant. He built this structure in 1892 to house his mercantile operation, La Madrileña (native of Madrid), an . . . — Map (db m117995) HM
52Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — La Madrileña- 1892 -
(English) Built in 1892 by Santiago McCoy and Modesto Estevan Adam for Adrian Barreda Ortiz, a native of Madrid, Spain, it is an example of an L-plan mercantile store. The architecture is a mix of Victorian and Border Brick style. The . . . — Map (db m117998) HM
53Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — La Madrileña
(Spanish) En este edificio, construido en 1892 por Adrián Ortiz, se estableció La Tienda Ortiz. Esta construcción es uno de los ejemplos más significativos en la arquitectura histórica del valle. Esta joya arquitectónica, con sus . . . — Map (db m118000) HM
54Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Majestic Theatre
(English) Built in 1948, designed by the firm of Pettigrew & Worley, it was part of the interstate movie theater chain founded by Karl St. John Hoblitzelle. Interstate was an influential vaudeville and later movie theater . . . — Map (db m119301) HM
55Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — 17316 — Manautou Building
Enrique Manautou came to Texas from Mexico in 1902. With area commerce bolstered by the arrival of the railroad and Mexican Revolution refugees, he began a string of dry goods stores in the lower Rio Grande Valley in 1913. Manautou moved to . . . — Map (db m118647) HM
56Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Miguel Fernandez Hide Yard
(English) Known as “El Almacen,” this combination store-warehouse was built in the 1880s. At the rear, a brick wall enclosed a bone and hide yard where ranchers traded cattle hides for food and supplies. Features of the . . . — Map (db m119298) HM
57Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Neale HomeBrownsville Heritage Trail
Likely the city's oldest wood-frame house, this home was occupied by Wm. Neale and his family in 1850, according to census records. Originally located on E. 14th St. the building was both a residence and stage coach office. Raiders led . . . — Map (db m164603) HM
58Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — 3559 — Neale House
Englishman who was in navy of Mexico in early 1820's operated Matamoros to Boga del Rio stage line and lived here 1834 to 1896. Built of imported lumber of fine workmanship. During 1859, Cortina's War, Wm. Peter Neale, a son of the builder, . . . — Map (db m164605) HM
59Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Neale House Circa 1850
Built circa 1850 for William Neale, an Englishman who later became mayor, it is one of the oldest frame houses in Brownsville. The house was created by joining four small structures. The Neale family owned it until 1950 when it was . . . — Map (db m164604) HM
60Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Old Cameron County Courthouse/Dancy Building- 1912 -
English: Built in 1912 and designed by Atlee B. Ayres in the Classical style, the brown brick and terracotta building features a rotunda with a stained glass dome. The interior has Sullivanesque ornamentation. It was named after Oscar . . . — Map (db m118639) HM
61Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Old County Courthouse Rio Grande Lodge No. 81
Designed by architects J.N. Preston & Son and built in 1882-1883, this courthouse included juror sleeping rooms on the third floor. Since 1914 this building has been owned by the Masonic Rio Grande Lodge No. 81, which had been meeting since 1848 . . . — Map (db m117938) HM
62Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Old County Jail / Fernandez Building-1882-
(English) Built in 1882-1883, designed by the firm J.N. Preston and Son, it is the first building specifically built as the county jail. It is an example of the Border Brick style. In 1912 it was sold to the brothers Jose & Joaquin . . . — Map (db m119398) HM
63Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Rock/Gomez Housecirca 1900
English: Built circa 1900 for Refugia Rock, the widow of Herman S. Rock (a customs hide inspector), the one-story house has parapet gables and a molded cornice across the chimney and façade, indicating Mexican Colonial and Border . . . — Map (db m131223) HM
64Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Rock-Gomez Residence
English: This excellent example of Spanish colonial style architecture was built in 1900 for Mrs. Herman S. Rock. Features include floor-length windows at the front façade, and parapets with a decorative brick cornice. Owned by the . . . — Map (db m131198) HM
65Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Russell/Cocke House1870
English: Built circa 1870 for William H. Russel, the house was purchased by Joseph James Cocke in 1885. Its architecture features a mixture of late Greek Revival and Victorian styles that reflects the architecturally stylistic . . . — Map (db m131200) HM
66Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — 12624 — Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Sacred Heart Church was established by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate for the English-speaking parishioners of Immaculate Conception Church. San Antonio architect Frederick B. Gaenslen designed this building for the new congregation in the Gothic . . . — Map (db m119746) HM
67Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Sacred Heart Church
(English) Built in 1912 for the first English-speaking parish in Brownsville, this gothic revival church was designed by Frederick B. Gaenslen. The entrance gallery features corinthian columns and the initials “OMI” in the . . . — Map (db m119748) HM
68Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Sacred Heart Church-1912-
(English) Built in 1912, designed by Frederick B. Gaenslen, the church was established by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate as the first English-speaking Catholic parish in Brownsville. Built in the Gothic Revival style, it was severely . . . — Map (db m119751) HM
69Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — San Roman Building-1850-
(English) Built in 1850 for José San Román, the building is an example of Border Brick architecture. Significant alterations have been made such as the varying height of the street facade. The San Román family occupied it for three . . . — Map (db m119401) HM
70Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Stillman House / Residencia Stillman
English: Built in 1850 in Greek Revival style by Henry Miller, who operated the nearby Miller Hotel, for Brownville founder, Charles Stillman, and his new bride, Elizabeth. They occupied the house until 1853 and their first two children . . . — Map (db m117854) HM
71Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Stillman House Museum
English: Built in 1850, this Greek Revival home was occupied in succession by Charles Stillman and his family; Thomas Carson, longtime Brownsville Mayor; and the Manuel Trevino de los Santos Coy family. At one time, it housed the Mexican . . . — Map (db m117862) HM
72Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — The Oldest House in Brownsville
The oldest house in Brownsville built by Wm. Neale in 1834 and occupied by the Neale Family until 1959 at which time it was given to the Brownsville Art League for a gallery and studio by Mrs. Hector del Valle, a direct descendant — Map (db m164606) HM
73Texas (Cameron County), Brownsville — Whitman's Store-1928-
Built in 1928, the commercial building was designed by Baltazar Torres, a local builder and architect. From 1945 until the mid-1980’s it operated as Whitman’s Army Store and pawnshop. The three metallic spheres suspended from the . . . — Map (db m119299) HM
74Texas (Cameron County), San Benito — 11789 — Water District Building
Designed by Austin architects Endress and Walsh and built by contractor L. Fleming, the San Benito Land and Water Company building was completed in 1910 at a cost of $14,386. Thirty-foot pine beams and locally made brick were used to construct . . . — Map (db m119523) HM
75Texas (Camp County), Pittsburg — 18101 — Abernathy House
David Harper Abernathy was born in 1858 in Arkansas. He moved with his family to Pittsburg in 1864. After learning business in Nashville, Tennessee, David returned to help Run his father's dry goods store. He was a major leader in town and was . . . — Map (db m139316) HM
76Texas (Camp County), Pittsburg — 13073 — Camp County Courthouse
The Texas Legislature created Camp County from the northern part of Upshur County in 1874, and voters chose Pittsburg as their county seat. The county built its first courthouse in 1881. As Pittsburg grew, the two-story brick edifice became too . . . — Map (db m139364) HM
77Texas (Camp County), Pittsburg — 9793 — Cotton Belt Depot
The narrow gauge Texas & St. Louis (Cotton Belt) Railroad arrived in Pittsburg in 1880. William Harrison Pitts, founder of Pittsburg, had donated land for a railroad depot in 1875. This depot, the second built on this site, was completed in 1901 and . . . — Map (db m139324) HM
78Texas (Camp County), Pittsburg — 9808 — Saint Beulah Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
The C.M.E. Church in Pittsburg was organized by the Rev. Joseph Lloyd, who came here between 1870 and 1889. The name St. Beulah was adopted after this sanctuary was constructed in 1896. The wood frame Gothic revival building has an asymmetrical . . . — Map (db m139370) HM
79Texas (Camp County), Pittsburg — 9810 — Stafford-Paris House
This Victorian residence with ornate gingerbread woodwork was built in 1899 for the family of Eugene Fore. In 1913 it was sold to Camp County Sheriff J. D. Stafford, who lived here for 24 years. Dr. Ernest Paris, a prominent local chiropractor, and . . . — Map (db m139319) HM
80Texas (Camp County), Pittsburg — 9797 — W. L. Garrett Building
Constructed in the 1890s, this building began as a one-story commercial structure. W. L. Garrett (1867-1931) bought the property in 1902 for his mercantile business and in 1923 added a second story. In addition to Garrett's store, the building also . . . — Map (db m139360) HM
81Texas (Childress County), Childress — 830 — Childress Post Office Building
The Childress Post Office was established in 1887, and in 1935 this post office building was constructed on the site formerly occupied by the First Methodist Church. Reflecting the Spanish Colonial style of architecture, it features round-arched . . . — Map (db m100180) HM
82Texas (Childress County), Childress — 3471 — Morgan Hospital
Morgan Hospital One of the earliest medical care facilities in Childress, this double-galleried building was constructed in 1916 to house the clinic of Dr. J.D. Michie and Dr. H.D. Barnes. Nine years later it was purchased by Dr. T.M. Morgan, who . . . — Map (db m100178) HM
83Texas (Childress County), Childress — 13801 — Palace Theater
F.M. Phipps and G.S. Layton opened the Palace Theater in 1926. The theater suffered two fires, the second burning it to the ground in 1936. Phipps' widow, Mable, and Layton's son G.R. hired W. Scott Dunne of Dallas to design a new moviehouse at the . . . — Map (db m100179) HM
84Texas (Clay County), Henrietta — 25 — 1890 Clay County Jail
Constructed in 1890 by the Pauly Jail Building and Manufacturing Company of St. Louis, Missouri, this is Clay County’s third jail building. Construction of the jail included adjacent living quarters for law officers and their families. Stuccoed in . . . — Map (db m128677) HM
85Texas (Coke County), Bronte — 518 — Bronte Depot
Built by local stonemason James C. Lammers (1874-1942), this depot was completed in 1911, two years after the first train arrived in Bronte. Built of locally quarried materials, the depot features stone lintels and window sills and a red tile roof. . . . — Map (db m12236) HM
86Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 15562 — Bain-Honaker House
Anna Melissa Hicks Bain (1834-1906), widow of John Alexander Bain, built this house in 1865 on 6.75 acres of land east of town square in Farmersville. She reared five daughters here: Mary Clorinda, Martha, Catherine, Christina and Margaret. An . . . — Map (db m162856) HM
87Texas (Collin County), Farmersville — 13435 — Honaker-Holsonbake House
Prominent businessman John Milburn Honaker and his wife Malinda (Buckley) built a queen-Anne home at this site in 1893. They extensively remodeled the house in 1910 in a neoclassical style, adding a full second floor and a two-story porch with . . . — Map (db m162978) HM
88Texas (Collin County), McKinney — 11815 — 1911 McKinney Post Office
Designed by architect J. H. Suttle, the 1911 McKinney Post Office is a characteristic and well-preserved example of an Italianate post office. The tile roof, ornamental columns, eaves and window configuration are common to the American post office . . . — Map (db m164620) HM
89Texas (Collin County), McKinney — 209 — Aron-Harris House
Designed by Putnam Russell, an architect from New York, this house was constructed in 1889 for local merchant Morris Aron and his wife Henrietta. In 1897 the home was purchased by Plummer and Josie Harris and it remained in their family until . . . — Map (db m164688) HM
90Texas (Collin County), McKinney — 6163 — Charles P. and Sallie G. Heard Home
This residence was constructed by local merchant and cotton broker Charles P. Heard (d. 1937) and his wife Sallie (Galbreath) (d. 1949), McKinney philanthropists. Designed by architect John Martin, it was completed in 1893. The exterior features . . . — Map (db m164684) HM
91Texas (Collin County), McKinney — 950 — Collin County Prison
Designed by F.E. Ruffini, architect of numerous public buildings in Texas in the late 19th century, this High Victorian Italianate structure served as the Collin County prison for 99 years. Completed in 1880, it was modified in 1938 with funds . . . — Map (db m142823) HM
92Texas (Collin County), McKinney — 1121 — Crouch-Perkins House
A fine example of Queen Anne architecture, this home was built in 1887 for Joe H. and Clara Letson Crouch. It was sold in 1906 to F. Dudley Perkins and in 1920 was acquired by the Martin Moses Family. Prominent features of the rambling wood frame . . . — Map (db m163403) HM
93Texas (Collin County), McKinney — 6167 — Dr. William Taylor Hoard House
Dr. William Taylor Hoard (1873-1945) moved to McKinney in 1898. A dentist and civic leader, he built this house in 1907. Exhibiting elements of the Prairie School, Colonial Revival, and American Foursquare styles of architecture, the home features . . . — Map (db m163470) HM
94Texas (Collin County), McKinney — 6165 — Heard-Craig House
Designed by the noted architect J.E. Flanders of Dallas, this home was built in 1900 for Stephen D. Heard (1847-1926), a prominent merchant and business leader, and his wife, Lillie Snapp Heard. Their daughter, Kathryn (Mrs. Thomas) Craig, . . . — Map (db m163469) HM
95Texas (Collin County), McKinney — 1548 — John Faires House
This home was constructed in 1854 by John Faires (1801-1878), who had come to McKinney from Tennessee three years earlier. Near his home he built a blacksmith shop, where he worked skillfully with metal and wood. The hand chiseled front door of . . . — Map (db m164679) HM
96Texas (Collin County), McKinney — 6188 — Site of Muse Academy
A native of Virginia, James S. Muse (1804-1878) prospered as a hemp grower in Missouri before coming to Texas with his wife Margaret Slaughter. He bought 320 acres and built this house in 1858-1859. In one wing which was later removed, he opened . . . — Map (db m163500) HM
97Texas (Collin County), McKinney — 1296 — The Dulaney Cottage
A surgeon in the Confederate Army, Dr. Joseph E. Dulaney (d. 1877) came to McKinney after the Civil War (1861-65) and married Lucy Ann Field (1844-1941), daughter of Collin County pioneers. In 1875 he built this Victorian home with its numerous . . . — Map (db m164656) HM
98Texas (Collin County), Plano — 17669 — Mathews General Store
This was one of several brick buildings erected on Mechanic Street after an October 1895 fire. S. J. And Nancy Mathews came to Plano in 1893 and opened a store across the street before relocating here in 1906. Mathews Department Store sold dry . . . — Map (db m149772) HM
99Texas (Collin County), Plano — 13666 — Plano High School and Gymnasium
The Plano Institute opened on this site in 1882 before a public school system existed in Plano. In 1891, city officials bought the school and took over operations. Later schools built here included one in 1924 which became the core of the current . . . — Map (db m138457) HM
100Texas (Collin County), Plano — 6194 — Plano National Bank / I.O.O.F. Lodge Building
After a building they shared was destroyed by fire in 1895, the Plano National Bank (est. 1887) and the I.O.O.F. (Odd Fellows) Lodge (est. 1870) erected this commercial building here in 1896. In 1936 the structure was redesigned by . . . — Map (db m149947) HM

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