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Lee County Heritage Museum (August W. Schubert House)

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August W. Schubert House
1879, August W. Schubert, builder. 183 E. Hempstead St.

The Greek Revival central-hall plan with a rear ell is a common early Texas house form. This house's outstanding, paneled front doors are featured in Drury Blakeley Alexander's book Texas Homes of the Nineteenth Century (1966). August W. Schubert was a merchant and member of the Serbin Wendish colony founded in 1854 near present-day Giddings. Schubert sold the house in 1894 and its subsequent uses included as a ministerial college and as the home of legislator, author, and educator Baylis J. Fletcher.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Lee County Heritage Museum (August W. Schubert House)", [Giddings, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-PF20.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 83-83.

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