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A History of Ashton Villa

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6.99
ISBN
9780876111123
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Paperback
By
Kenneth Hafertepe

This volume tells the story of the stately Italianate Galveston mansion known as Ashton Villa. Built in 1859, Ashton Villa stood out in antebellum Galveston for its extensive use of new materials: brick and cast iron. It has weathered many a storm, including the Great Hurricane of 1900, when floodwaters invaded its first floor. Now as a historic house museum, Ashton Villa speaks eloquently about the lives and aspirations of an upper-class Texas family in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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The McFaddin-Ward House

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6.99
ISBN
9780876111178
Binding
Paperback
By
Jessica Foy, Judith Walker Linsley
The McFaddin-Ward House, home to the prominent McFaddin family, was built in 1906 in the prestigious neighborhood around Calder Avenue. This entertaining volume tells the story of this house and the people who lived in it, bringing out the personalities of the principal inhabitants—W. P. H. McFaddin, his second wife Ida, their daughter Mamie, and Mamie's husband Carroll Ward.
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The Samuel May Williams Home: The Life and Neighborhood of an Early Galveston Entrepreneur

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6.99
ISBN
9780876111253
Binding
Paperback
By
Deoloce Parmalee, Margaret Swett Henson

Built in the winter of 1839-1840, this house, and the Texas pioneer who inhabited it, are the central focus of this thoroughly researched and well-written study of Galveston's merchant elite—Gail Borden, Michel Menard, Thomas McKinney, and others—a generation of leaders who did much to shape their city and Texas itself.

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