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Excelsior Hotel, Austin Street, Jefferson, Marion County, TX



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B&W Photos

HB1105333
Historic American Buildings Survey, Harry L

HB1105334
Historic American Buildings Survey, Harry L

HB1105335
Historic American Buildings Survey, Harry L

HB1105336
Historic American Buildings Survey, Harry L

HB1105337
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1105338
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1105339
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1105340
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1105341
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1105342
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E


Data Pages


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Item Title


Location
Austin Street, Jefferson, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-112
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-32).
Building/structure dates: 1860 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1872 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1964 subsequent work
Significance: This hotel, while changing ownership many times, has remained in continuous operation since the 1850's. The original frame portion is similar to many roadside inns built in the mid-nineteenth century in other sections of the country.

Related Names
Perry, Capt. William
Grant, Ulysses S.
Hayes, Rutherford B.
Astor, John Jacob


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Harry L. Starnes, Photographer November 17, 1936 FRONT ELEVATION.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Harry L. Starnes, Photographer November 17, 1936 FRONT AND SIDE ELEVATION.
3. Historic American Buildings Survey, Harry L. Starnes, Photographer November 17, 1936 REAR ELEVATION.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey, Harry L. Starnes, Photographer November 17, 1936 DETAIL OF OLD KEROSENE LAMP.
5. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August, 1966 MAIN (SOUTHEAST) FACADES FROM EAST.
6. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August, 1966 MAIN (SOUTHEAST) FACADES FROM SOUTH.
7. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August, 1966 REGISTRATION DESK, FIRST FLOOR LOBBY, c. 1872 WING.
8. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August, 1966 STAIR BEHIND REGISTRATION DESK, FIRST FLOOR LOBBY, c. 1872 WING.
9. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August, 1966 SECOND FLOOR CORRIDOR, c. 1872 WING.
10. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August, 1966 DETAIL OF PRESSED METAL CEILING IN BALLROOM, FIRST FLOOR, c. 1872 WING. PERIOD CHANDELIER INSTALLED c. 1956.


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