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VICTORIA COUNTY, TEXAS
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TAKE A STROLL THROUGH "OLD VICTORIA"
YESTERDAY AND
TODAY

PICTURES OF OLD VICTORIA from the early 1900s

John J. Linn House
John J. Linn House, ca. 1890
for more info, see John J. Linn

Nazareth Academy
Nazareth Academy, ca. 1905
shortly after completion, 105 W. Church St. Now is Nazareth Convent.
Mitchell School

Mitchell School
306 E. Commercial, Built 1902

   
   
Fossati's

Fossati's Deli,
second location on So. Main Street

Leibolds
Leibold's Building, 102 So. Main, ca. 1890
Razed in 1910, replaced by new Leibold Bldg., now Rosebud Fountain & Grill
   
   
Edward Power House
Edward Power House
307 So. William St., built in 1894
Queen Theatre

Queen Theatre
was in 200 block of No. Main

   
   
Hauschild Opera House
Hauschild Opera House
202 E. Forrest St., est. by George H. Hauschild built 1893, remodeled 1950
TrinityEpiscopal

Trinity Episcopal Church
was at 202 W. Forrest St.

   
   
O'Connor Proctor Building
O'Connor Proctor Building 1950's
202 No. Main, built 1895
UpTown Sibley Buildings

Sibley Building & UpTown Theatre
was in 100 block of W. Constitution Street

(All pictures above courtesy of Victoria County Heritage Department)

fire engine 909

Fire Engine 909
Victoria Eng 909 is a IHC Chassis, with a fire body by Howe Fire apparatus, manufactured in 1954

Fire Engine 904

Fire Engine 904
Victoria Eng 904 is a Diamond T Chassis, with a fire body by General Fire Apparatus, manufactured in 1950

 

(Fire engine pictures courtesy of Jeff Jones, Secretary, The Texas Fire Museum, Dallas TX)

Frederichs Hall, Raisin
Frederichs Hall Raisin, TX, ca. 1910-1920
(picture courtesy of Gay Bethel and Douglas Anderson)
Enlarged picture may be seen here.

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PRESENT DAY PICTURES OF OLD VICTORIA

Street of  10 Friends

The Street of Ten Friends
is now Main Street

Temple B'Nai Israel

Temple B'Nai Israel
604 N Main, built in 1923

Theatre
Welder Performing ArtsCenter, 214 No. Main,
Former Dunlap's Dept. Store
   
   
office building

O'Connor-Proctor Building,
202 No. Main, built 1895

Rosebud Cafe
Rosebud Fountain & Grill,
102 So. Main, Formerly Leipold Building, built 1910
Filley Building

Keef-Filley Building
214 So. Main, built in 1909

   
   
Gazebo
DeLeon Plaza Gazebo,
Built ca. 1885, Restored 2004 after Hurricane Claudette
Courthouse

Victoria County Courthouse,
l0l NorthBridgeStreet, Built in l892.
(Courtesy of Bob Keith)

Fossati's Deli

302 South Main Street,
Oldest delicatessen in Texas, established 1882

   
   
Opera House
Hauschild Opera House,
202 E. Forrest St. est. 1894 by George H. Hauschild
Hauschild House
Hauschild Home (formerly Sengele Home),
210 E. Forrest,
built in 1845, oldest house in Victoria
Callender House
Wm. L. Callender Home
404 W. Guadalupe St. moved to present location in 1854
   
Mitchell School
Mitchell School, 306 E. Commercial, built 1902,
3rd floor removed after 1943 fire
childrens museum

Children's Discovery Museum, 204 So. Main

St Marys
St. Mary's Catholic Church and Nazareth Academy
(courtesy of Billye Jackson)

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