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The Henderson County Historical Museum (Faulk and Gauntt Building)

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1896. 217 N. Prairieville St.

Constructed by the Hawn Lumber Company near the rail tracks, this building housed a grocery on the first floor and offices on the second. The storefront, with typical inset doors, has a pair of cast-iron columns. The cornice over the second floor is a tall combination of brick corbeling carrying piers with stone caps and a small, central stone pediment.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


What's Nearby


Gerald Moorhead et al., "The Henderson County Historical Museum (Faulk and Gauntt Building)", [Athens, 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, 68-68.

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