520 East Pilar

The house at 520 East Pilar appears on the 1906 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map for Nacogdoches. This link provides access to the map. The house is labeled 748 on Pillar Street on the map. 520 E. Pilar 2011 Summer Survey   520 E. Pilar 1990 National Register Information Address: 520 E. Pilar Date: ca. 1890 Category: Contributing Block: 20 Lot: 4 Description: 1-1/2 story frame with lap siding; composition gable roof; central hall plan; blind pilasters at each corner; windows are 4/4 wood double-hung with pedimented hood molds; entry has side lights and transom; projecting porch supported by slender boxed columns; addition on east facade; brick pier foundation. 520 E. Pilar 1986 Survey Information Address: 520 E. Pillar Date: 1890 Block: 20 Lot: 4 Condition: Excellent Description: 1-1/2 story frame with lap siding; composition gable roof; central hall plan; blind pilasters at each corner; windows are 4/4 wood double-hung with pedimented hood molds; entry has side lights and transom; projecting porch supported by slender boxed columns; addition on east facade; brick pier...

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211 S. Lanana (Sterne-Hoya House)

211 S. Lanana 1990 National Register Information Address: 211 S. Lanana Date: 1830 Category: Contributing Block: 19 Lot: 1A Description: 1-story; wood frame with bull-nosed siding; brick pier foundation; rectangular plan; gable roof with extended rafter and beam ends, wood shingles; inset porch with turned wood posts, brackets, 2 entry doors set at 90 degrees, wood panel with three upper glass lights; windows 4/1 wood double-hung with vertical board shutters. Significance: Adolphus Sterne, a German immigrant, arrived in Nacogdoches in 1826 and subsequently opened a mercantile store on the square. He erected this home in 1830. He was believed to be one of the first Scottish Rite Masons in Texas. Sterne helped finance the Texas Revolution by equipping soldiers from New Orleans. He held several local offices in Nacogdoches and served in the state legislature. The house was purchased by the Hoya family in 1866. 211 S Lanana 1986 Survey Information Address: 211 S. Lanana Name: Sterne-Hoya Residence Date: 1830 Block: 19 Lot: 1-A Condition: Excellent, recently restored, Victorian features removed Description: One and 1/2 story; wood frame with lapped board siding with beaded drip edge; ell plan with central hall or dogrun. addition at rear, porch and room on southeast corner; gable roofs with wood shingles, brick exterior chimney on north facade and rock chimney on south facade; shed roof over gallery porch with turned wood posts; wood...

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