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. inbuilt 1859, Ashton Villa stood out in antebellum Galveston for its vast use of latest fabrics: brick and forged iron. It has weathered many a typhoon, together with the good storm of 1900, whilst floodwaters invaded its first ground. Now as a ancient residence museum, Ashton Villa speaks eloquently concerning the lives and aspirations of an upper-class Texas kinfolk within the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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