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Charlie Nolte House

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c. 1899, attributed to Charlie Nolte. 1105 Fisher St.

Matagorda builder Nolte may have built his two-story, side-gabled I-house. Fronted by a two-story front veranda covered by a shallow-pitched shed roof, the house is a conservative perpetuation of a type typical of Matagorda in its heyday in the 1830s and 1840s. The two-over-two windows and the Victorian lyre-patterned railing on the second floor of the veranda nudge the house into the 1870s and 1880s.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Charlie Nolte House", [Matagorda, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-BE15.

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