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GAINESVILLE
HISTORIC HOMES
T
ake a walking or driving tour
of early 20th-century architecture along
Church, Denton, Dixon and Lindsay streets.
To take the historic tour, exit California street and
head east, take a right on Dixon Street. Three
blocks down at the corner of Modrell and Dixon
you’ll find the first home on the tour located on
the southwest corner, a Queen Anne Style home
built by cotton buyer R.S. Rose for his new wife
in 1898. Next door, the Cloud-Moore home was
built in 1883 by “Ike” Cloud whose name
appears on the sidewalk under the front gate.
Each home on the tour has its own story and
piece of history to tell, please stop by the Morton
Museum, 210 S. Dixon for a detailed list and
description of all the homes on this educational
tour
.
Call 940-668-8900 for more information or
visi
Cloud-Moore
A Rich Heritage
Miss. Olivia’s
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