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Neuhas Complex, Neuhaus Brothers General Store, Highway 532, Hackberry, Lavaca County, TX



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Location
Highway 532, Hackberry, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-3388-B
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-207).
Building/structure dates: 1881 initial construction
0.1992
Significance: The store is a substantial 19th century commercial building set in the rural landscape of Texas. Built for L.E. Neuhaus and his sons, the 2-story stone building with iron-shutter arched openings exhibits fine craftsmanship with an emphasis on quality and permanence. The architectural integrity and stylistic simplicity of the stone demonstrate the skill of immigrant stone masons in Lavaca County. The sophisticated front elevation, using a parapet with stone dog-tooth cornice and brick gap, gives the appearance of a third story...

Related Names
Glaze, L., Delineator
Travis, T., Delineator
Gardea, H., Delineator
Griesbach, M., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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