The Linn Street Historic District in the Barbee Addition is rich in bungalow-type houses of the 1910 era. An especially notable example is this spacious Craftsman house, with a street-facing gable, a widespan south- and west-facing gallery set beneath a subsidiary gable, and decorative timber work and decorative wood braces beneath the outstretched eaves of the thin roof planes. Note the inset loggia on the east side beneath a wide roof dormer. F. W. Shannon, publisher of the Wharton Spectator, promoted the construction and sale of such houses during the 1910s.
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F. W. Shannon House
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