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Historic Homes of Georgetown Texas on Elm Street

Circa 1895-96
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H.W Harrell Home 1895-96
1404 Elm street

This beautifully restored home was built for banker Henry Harrell by Belford Lumber Company. This home has many Victorian elements - note balconies, bracketed canopy roofs elements, gingerbread/bargeboards under the gable ends, multi-pane tripartite attic window. (these can been seen better in the enlarged view)


Circa 1895-96
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W.Y Penn Home 1895
as of 2008

1403 Elm Street

as of 2012

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Marker Text 
W. Y. Penn Home
- This house was erected in 1895 for William Y. Penn (1860-1951), a local merchant who also served as city alderman and mayor. Like several other Victorian homes here, it was built by C. S. Belford Lumber Co. In 1907 the structure became the residence of the presiding elder of the Georgetown District of the Methodist Church and member of the Masonic Lodge. It was sold in 1945 to druggist M. C. Hodges (1889-1965) and in 1966 to Dr. Van C. Tipton. In 1973 it was purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. Allen. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1975

Circa 1895
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J.A. McDougle Home 1895
1312 Elm street
(this home is undergoing restoration)

J. A. McDougle Home - One of the many fine structures erected by C. S. Belford Lumber Co., this house was built in 1895 for grocer J. A. McDougle (d. 1939). the Queen Anne Victorian styling included ornate stained glass windows. The home was bought in 1901 by John R. Allen and in 1910 by W. J. Flanagan, who was county treasurer for several terms. His family lived here until Mr. and Mrs. Halsell P. Armstrong became owners (1945). The property was acquired and restored in 1969 by Neil and Joyce Adams. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1975




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