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1812
War of 1812 against Britain begins. United States wins series of naval victories but fails in attempts to invade Canada, British burn Capitol and White House in August 1814.
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TEXAS - Matagorda County

Bay City Post Office (added 2009 - - #09000307)
Also known as Matagorda County Museum
2100 Ave. F , Bay City
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wetmore, James, Lovell, W.B.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Post Office
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Bay City USO Building (added 2006 - - #06000512)
Also known as Bay City Service Center
2105 Ave. M , Bay City
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Defense, Social
Historic Sub-function: Civic
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Civic

Hensley--Gusman House (added 2006 - - #06000927)
Also known as Gusman House
2120 Sixth St. , Bay City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Alamo Lumber Co., Hensley, Henry
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Hill, R.J., Building (added 2009 - - #09000840)
401 Commerce St. , Palacios
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bontrager, J.G.
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Department Store
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Hotel Blessing (added 1979 - - #79002993)
Ave. B , Blessing
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pierce,Jonathan E.
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Organizational

Luther Hotel (added 2010 - - #10000251)
Also known as Palacios Hotel
408 S Bay Blvd , Palacios
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Howard, O.J., Leffland, Jules C.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Vacant/Not In Use

Matagorda Cemetery (added 2006 - - #06000511)
Jct. of TX 60 at Matagorda Cty Rds 259 and 260 , Matagorda
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

Price-Farwell House (added 2009 - - #09000841)
308 S. Bay Blvd. , Palacios
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Leffland, Jules
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

South Side Residential Historic District (added 2007 - - #07000496)
Roughly bounded by Ave. F, 2nd St., Ave. G, Ave. K, 4th St., Ave J, 5th St., 4th St. , Bay City
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Northrop, Jr. Joseph W., Briscoe, Birdsall P.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Rail-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Street Furniture/Object
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Cemetery, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Street Furniture/Object




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