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A History of Ashton Villa (Fred Rider Cotten Popular by Kenneth Hafertepe

By Kenneth Hafertepe

This quantity tells the tale of the stately Italianate Galveston mansion referred to as Ashton Villa. in-built 1859, Ashton Villa stood out in antebellum Galveston for its wide use of latest fabrics: brick and forged iron. It has weathered many a typhoon, together with the nice typhoon of 1900, while floodwaters invaded its first flooring. Now as a historical condominium museum, Ashton Villa speaks eloquently concerning the lives and aspirations of an upper-class Texas relations within the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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