Posts Categorized: Most Endangered

Lerma’s Nite Club

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Lermas Nite Club Lerma’s Nite Club (1942) 1602-1612 N. Zarzamora St. San Antonio, Bexar County Lerma’s Nite Club was one of the longest-running live conjunto music venues in Central and South Texas, hosting musicians who are now part of the Conjunto Hall of Fame and the Tejano Roots Hall of Fame. The building, located at 1602-1612 North Zarzamora,... More »

Jefferson Ordnance Magazine

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Jefferson Ordnance Magazine Jefferson Ordnance Magazine (1863) Big Cypress Bayou, south shoreline 500 ft. downstream of Jefferson boat launch. Jefferson, Marion County Constructed as part of a network of sites for the transportation of ammunition for the Confederate war effort, the Jefferson Ordnance Magazine is perhaps the only remaining example of a Civil War-era powder magazine in Texas.... More »

Bluebonnet House

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Dorbandt House Bluebonnet House (mid-19th century) 4554 N. US Highway 281 Marble Falls, Burnet County Built in the mid-19th century, this two-story limestone vernacular house is one of the most photographed houses in Texas. Fields of bluebonnets surround this important early Texas house which is suffering from the ravages of time. The historic context of this house... More »

Clay House

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Clay House Clay House (1905) 720 Bois d’ Arc Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County Considered to be the finest house in the Zion Hill Historic District in Nacogdoches, the Clay House, constructed circa 1905, is thought to have been designed by noted local architect Diedrich Rulfs. Built for Charlie Clay and his family, this structure is an important example... More »

Camp Logan / Hogg Bird Sanctuary

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Camp Logan / Hogg Bird Camp Logan / Hogg Bird Sanctuary (1917; 1958) 1 & 100 Westcott to S. Picnic Loop Houston, Harris County In 1917, Camp Logan was established in Harris County, and though only its foundations remain, its archaeological remnants are thought to be the most important  from a World War I era training camp in the United... More »

Brinkley Davis House

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Brinkley Davis House Brinkley Davis House (mid-1800s) Located in a pasture between Groesbeck and Thornton on LCR 766 Limestone County When Brinkley Davis and his family left their home in Parke County, Indiana, they intended to forge a new future in Texas. Settling in Limestone County in 1834, they built a log dog-trot structure using local timber and... More »

Abilene Courts

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Abilene Courts Abilene Courts (1930) 633 S. Eleventh Street Abilene, Taylor County The Abilene Courts is a little-changed 1930s tourist accommodation built in 1930 and typical of many similar places that have been lost along the historic Bankhead Highway. Also known as Route 1 and later as Highway 80, the Bankhead Highway was the earliest paved cross-country... More »

Albert Fall Mansion, 1907

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The Albert Fall Mansion 14997 Evans Rd. Selma, Bexar County 2006 Most Endangered List The Albert Fall Mansion in El Paso is one of 12 sites that Preservation Texas, Inc. has named to its tenth anniversary retrospective list of Texas’ Most Endangered Historic Places. Originally named to the 2004 list of Texas’Most Endangered Historic Places,... More »

Bob’s Oil Well, c. 1930

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Bob’s Oil Well Junction of Highway 70 and State Highway 70, Matador, Motley County 2004 Most Endangered List Bob’s Oil Well in Motley County is one of 12 sites that Preservation Texas, Inc. has named to its tenth anniversary retrospective list of Texas’ Most Endangered Historic Places. Originally named to the 2004 list of Texas’... More »

Corpus Christi Memorial Coliseum, 1954

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Corpus Christi Memorial Coliseum 402 South Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, Nueces County 2004 Most Endangered List Corpus Christi Memorial Coliseum is one of 12 sites that Preservation Texas, Inc. has named to its tenth anniversary retrospective list of Texas’ Most Endangered Historic Places. Originally named the to the 2004 list of Texas’ Most Endangered Historic... More »