1807 State

In about 1892 Francois Tajan, a French immigrant, built 4 identical Folk Victorian extended shotgun cottages as tenant houses at 1803, 1805, 1807, and 1809 State Street.  Each one had a shed and a privy.  He owned 3 1/2 lots or 175' of frontage.  He built 4 houses on lots with about 43' of frontage.  1803 and 1807 have survived; the other two have not.  Tajan sold 1807 State in 1920.

Made 26 Jul 1973 for appraisal purposes.  Courtesy Harris Co. Archives.

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