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The Wynne Home Arts and Visitor Center (Wynne House)

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1883–1917. 1428 11th St.

Gustavus A. and Samuella Wynne built their new house in Queen Anne style, but by 1917 they had transformed it into the largest classically styled house in Huntsville. The steep roofs of the original design can be seen rising behind the enveloping, asymmetrical porches: a two-story porch on monumental paired Ionic columns with another behind it that is continued around one side of the house as a single level and the other side as two stories. Wynne was a partner in the Gibbs National Bank and other enterprises. The house was donated to the city in 1998 for use as a cultural center, including an art museum, and community programs.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "The Wynne Home Arts and Visitor Center (Wynne 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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