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Museum of Regional History (Offenhauser Insurance Company Building)

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1879, 1901. 219 State Line Ave.

The three-story Offenhauser building recognizes State Line Avenue with an angled wall that once accommodated a second-story gallery utilized by city officials as a parade reviewing stand. Other public-spirited features include a recessed street arcade along 4th Street (which also originally extended along Pine Street) and a small plaza on the building’s south side.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Museum of Regional History (Offenhauser Insurance Company Building)", [Texarkana, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

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, 104-104.

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