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Huntsville-Walker County Museum (Gibbs-Powell House)

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1862, Thomas Gibbs, builder. 1228 11th St.

In a somewhat belated Greek Revival style, the two-and-a-half-story, three-bay house has a broad front porch with four square columns. The double entrance doors are framed by glass sidelights and a transom. The house is raised about three feet above the ground, with brick foundation walls. The interior is furnished with nineteenth-century furnishings belonging to the second owner, Judge Ben Powell.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Huntsville-Walker County Museum (Gibbs-Powell House)", [Huntsville, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: East, North Central, Panhandle and South Plains, and West, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019, 27-27.

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