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Arcadio and Margarita Salinas House

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1894–1915. E. Mirasoles St. at S. Garcia St.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

The Salinas House, for a prominent ranching family, was built in several stages between 1894 and 1915. The original brick, one-story dwelling was highly modified in 1915 with the addition of a second floor with hipped roof and embellished with a full wraparound porch supported by classical columns, a sight unseen in Roma or San Ygnacio.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Arcadio and Margarita Salinas House", [Rio Grande City, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: Central, South, and Gulf Coast, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 287-287.

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