HISTORIC HOMES

Broyles House

Broyles House1PALESTINE, TEXAS- The Broyles House in Palestine is an outstanding example of the Queen Anne style homes in the area. The historic home is a majestic two-and-a-half story frame home, which displays superb craftsmanship throughout the exterior’s elaborate woodwork. READ MORE

 

 

 

 

 

Exploring Living History On Galveston’s 40th Annual Historic Home Tour 

Julius & Elizabeth Ruhl House Galveston.jpgGALVESTON, TEXAS- There is a lot to love about Galveston Island. The beach, the food, and numerous annual events and attractions all draw large crowds to the island, but last weekend the island was packed with a different type of tourist. Heritage tourists flocked to the island in droves to tour some of the island’s oldest homes and to get a glimpse into the lives of those who built and lived in these grand residences. READ MORE

 

 

 

 

 

Home Is Where the History Is

Dyer HousePALESTINE, TEXAS- Not all historic homes have a plaque or marker on the tourist map, but rest assured every house as a history. And in Palestine, a city dappled with some of the oldest infrastructure in the state of Texas, there are historic homes on almost every corner. The Dyerwood Inn, owned by Dan and Billie Dyer, was built before the turn of the century and is a great example of one of Palestine’s historic mansions that is not marked by plaque, but is a historic treasure all the same. READ MORE

 

 

 

A Home For Leaders: The Pennybacker-Campbell-Wommack House

Pennybacker Womack2PALESTINE, TEXAS- This two-and-a-half story frame dwelling is typical of the many large Queen Anne-style houses found in the neighborhood south of historic downtown Palestine, known as “Silk Stocking Row.” However, the Victorian residence that was constructed in 1890, served as home to several prominent East Texans, following the tragic events that occurred when the first homeowners inhabited the home. READ MORE

 

 

 

 

COMING SOON

DOWNES-ALDRICH HOUSE- CROCKETT, TEXAS

HISTORIC HEARTSILL HOME- MARSHALL, TEXAS

 

 

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