408 N. Mound

408_Mound_Street 2011 Summer Survey Description: One of the best preserved historic homes on Mound Street. Underneath the gables are decorative bracketing, and under the second floor balcony there is dentil work that is also present above the front entry doors, as well as the second story door that leads to the second story porch over the entry. The most notable feature is the front iron spiral staircase that leads from the first floor porch to the second story porch. The left side of the house contains a projecting bay, like many of the Dietrich Rulfs’ other houses depict. A easily overlooked detail of the house is a still functioning clock above the driveway on the right side of the house. Significance: From 1931- 1961, the house was under the ownership of Mrs. Mary Moon and her daughter, Sarah Jane Moon. In 1961, the house was used by Cason Monk Funeral Home as a chapel during the time they were building their new chapel. By 1962, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Taylor Jr. bought the home. Mrs. Taylor converted the downstairs into an antique shop. (ETRC Vertical Files: Nacogdoches- Historic Homes; Daily Sentinel April 22, 1963) Update: Granted Historical Overlay Zoning in 1991 to qualify for local historical marker. House has been used as a bed and breakfast, so the the front spiral staircase had to be added as part of...

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Railroad Street at Warren

Railroad Street at Warren 1986 Survey Information Site No.: Z-1159 Address: Railroad Street at Warren Name: Masonic Lodge Date: 1920 Town: Zavalla Block: 3 Lot: Part of Lots 1 & 2 Condition: Good Description: 2-story; wood frame with beveled siding; rectangular plan; concrete block foundation; gable roof with extended rafter ends, composition shingles; central wood-paneled entry door; windows on front and back are 2/2 wood double-hung. Significance: Local history; first floor used as the courthouse originally, with a caboose jail attached at rear (8 x 10 room); lodge met upstairs.  [1986 Notes:  Style/Type:  Vernacular; Original Use:  Masonic Lodge; Present Use:  Lodge...

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Burke School

Burke School 1986 Survey Information Site No.: D-1000 Date: 1920s Town: Diboll Condition: Good – Fair Description: Two buildings:  (1) 1-story brick with hip roof; inset porch with double doors; (2) 2-story frame with rectangular plan, composition clipped gable roof with projecting porch; extended rafter ends, knee braces; windows are 9/9 wood double-hung in threes; beveled wood siding; pier and beam foundation. Significance:  H. B. Stegall and Saddlewhite taught here, both superintendents.  [1986 Notes:  Original Use:  School; Present Use:  Senior Citizens...

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Railroad Street at Warren

Railroad Street at Warren 1986 Survey Information Site No.: Z-1159 Address: Railroad Street at Warren Name: Masonic Lodge Date: 1920 Town: Zavalla Block: 3 Lot: Part of Lots 1 & 2 Condition: Good Description: 2-story; wood frame with beveled siding; rectangular plan; concrete block foundation; gable roof with extended rafter ends, composition shingles; central wood-paneled entry door; windows on front and back are 2/2 wood double-hung. Significance:  Local history; first floor used as the courthouse originally, with a calaboose jail attached at rear (8 x 10 room); lodge met...

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1200 First Street, South

1200 First Street, South 1986 Survey Information Site No.: L-0761 Address: 1200 S. First Street Name: Playhouse of Crafts Date: 1925-1935 Town: Lufkin Lot: 19 Condition: Fair-Good; porch closed and is incompatible with original design Description: 2-story;...

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420 First Street, South

420 First Street, South 1986 Survey Information Site No.: L-0746 Address: 420 S. First Street Date: 1920 Town: Lufkin Block: Townshend Addition, Block I Lot: C Condition: Good Description: 2-story; wood frame with grooved wood siding; irregular plan, 2-bay facade with set-back wings on north and south; hip roof with composition shingles, deep overhang, interior brick chimney; 1-story porch extends into the porte cochere, square brown brick columns with low brick wall; entry door is wood-paneled with three upper glass lights, matching sidelights, similar door on end of porch; windows 4/1 wood double-hung, generally arranged in twos and threes; second floor sleeping porch-type rooms over porte cochere and on south; southeast corner of porch Significance:  Good example of Vernacular Bungalow with American Four-Square characteristics, adjacent to...

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1020 First Street, North

1020 First Street, North 1986 Survey Information Site No.: L-0736 Address: 1020 N. First Street Name: Walker Date: 1935 Town: Lufkin  Condition: Good Description: 2-story; wood frame with horizontal board siding; irregular plan; intersecting gable roofs with extended rafter and beam ends, interior brick chimney; extended porch across front with pergola on northwest corner, brick pier porch supports with corbeled cap, entry door with louvered door; windows wood double-hung 6/1 with hood mold; porte cochere on...

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1008 James Avenue

1008 James Avenue 1986 Survey Information Site No.: L-0362 Address: 1008 James Avenue Date: 1915-1925 Town: Lufkin Block: North Lufkin Addition, Block 31 Lot: 3 Condition: Poor; deteriorated Description:...

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501 North First Street

501 North First Street 1986 Survey Information Site No.: D-0900 Address: 501 North First Street Name: Sam Glass Grocery & Feed Date: 1930-1940 Town: Diboll Block: Copestown Addition, Block 1 Lot: 1 & 2 Architect/Builder: Smith, Builder Condition: Good Description: 2-story; wood frame with wide beveled wood siding; concrete block foundation; rectangular plan; front-facing gable roof with composition shingles; 2-story extended porch with 4 x 4 porch supports, low balcony wall at second floor; rectangular storefront windows flank the central entry door — wood with multipaned glass; windows – replacement 2/2 aluminum; entry door on second floor as well; exterior wood stair on north side; frame shed at rear, galvanized metal. Significance:  Local...

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313 Frank

313 Frank 1986 Survey Information Site No.: L-0279 Address: 313 Frank Date: 1910-1920 Town: Lufkin Block: 79 Lot: 3 Contractor:  Angelina County Lumber Co. Condition: Poor Description: 2-story Significance:  Constructed for W. R. and S. A. Leach by the Angelina County Lumber Company. The Mechanic Lien filed August 23, 1901, described a two-story frame residence and had a lengthy list of specifications for the house. The lien was for $1,000.00.  [1986 Notes:  Style/Type: Victorian; Original Use:  Residence; Present Use: ...

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