2001 Queen ST – Queen

Built in 1896, this house was moved from Clarksville, Red River County in East Texas to this location in 1976. Reconstruction of the residence began in 1978, A house built by the Tregre family on this site has been demolished. The first floor of the Clarksville house was moved in three sections. The second floor and roof were moved in one piece. The bell-cap roofed, octagonal tower is an addition to the original structure designed by the current owner. The two and one-half story house has a hipped block intersected by a jerkin head projecting bay and two perpendicular gables on the south. A full porch wraps around from the front to the side elevation. Decorative turned columns and brackets support the porch. A projecting gable portico supported by turned columns intersects the porch at the main entrance. The house’s ornate facade is embellished with fishscale shingles, stained glass, decorative brackets and bargeboard in the roof gables.

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