1808 State

This gabled-front extended shotgun cottage is one of two identical tenant houses which Francois Tajan, a French immigrant, built at 1808 and 1810 State Street in about 1892.  Each one had a shed and a privy.  Tajan owned 1808 State until 1920.  Tajan built 6 other tenant houses on the east end of the 1800 block of State Street.

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

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