Reynolds-Seaquist House – SAVED!

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Reynolds-Seaquist House (1891) 400 Broad Street Mason, Mason County Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Reynolds-Seaquist House is a remarkable Victorian residence that is one of the best examples of Italianate architecture in the Texas Hill Country. Monumental in scale with 22 rooms, 15 fireplaces, a third-floor ballroom, wine cellar, and a... More »

Port Isabel Yacht Club Hotel

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Port Isabel Yacht Club Hotel Port Isabel Yacht Club Hotel (1926) 77 N. Yturria St. Port Isabel, Cameron County Built in 1926 as the Point Isabel Yacht Club, its early years were associated with famed citrus grower John Shary.  Located on the Intracoastal Waterway, the club was soon expanded to include numerous rooms for visitors. Noted guests ranged from Warren... More »

Pig Stand No. 41

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Pig Stand No. 41 Pig Stand No. 41 (1941) 1955 Calder Ave. Beaumont, Jefferson County Built on a prominent Calder Avenue location in Beaumont, Pig Stand No. 41 opened its doors in 1941 at the height of the Dallas-based fast food chain’s popularity. Now shuttered, this classic example of mid-century roadside architecture retains a remarkable degree of integrity. The... More »

Oňate Crossing / Hart’s Mill / Old Fort Bliss

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Oňate Crossing/Hart’s Mill/Old Fort Bliss Oňate Crossing / Hart’s Mill / Old Fort Bliss 1720 West Paisano Dr. El Paso, El Paso County A tract of land on the Rio Grande in El Paso holds archaeological and architectural evidence of many layers of history. From the 1598 crossing of Juan de Oňate along El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (a... More »

Mary Allen Seminary

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Mary Allen Seminary (1887) 803 N. 4th Street Crockett, Houston County Standing on the crest of a hill one mile north of the town square in Crockett stands Mary Allen Hall, the 1887 administration building of the former Mary Allen Seminary. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the four-story Second Empire-style brick building... More »

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 »