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Original Hawkins Family Plantation Home
Hawkinsville, Matagorda County, Texas
Built of cypress in the 1840s with hand-hewn foundation timbers, wooden pegs and square nails.

Pictures were taken in 2008.

The house was destroyed in March, 2011.

View from the front corner of the house.

Downstairs room on the front right of the house. Possibly the plantation office.

Interior view of the parlor through the fireplace opening.
Supports in the foreground are recent additions.

Side view. Fireplace opening at bottom right.

View of the back.

Brick foundations.

Interior view from the back

Front view showing the lower and upper doorways.
The second floor balcony has fallen onto lower gallery.

Hand-hewn foundation beam.


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Dec. 2, 2004
Mar. 24, 2008