The Wynne Home
Then and Now
Texana - Architecture
Pub Date: 02/01/2007
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The Wynne Home

Then and Now

Edited by Betty Burdett, Michael Dunican, Michelle Gille, Christina Henderson, Tamara Hill and Nickie Pittman
Photography by David Carpenter

This is the story of the Gustavas A. Wynne family and the home Mr. Wynne built for his bride in Huntsville, Texas, in 1883. During their lifetime and through the generations since, the Wynne family has occupied a prominent place in the economic, religious and social life of the community and created an evolution of the original honeymoon cottage into the classical home of today. It is also the story of the magnanimous gift of the home to the city in 1998 and the reconstruction and adaptive reuse of the structure as a community arts center. Photographs both old and new document the history and open the doors to a home and to a lifestyle of generous contribution to the city and the region.

What Readers Are Saying:

"A fascinating look through pictures and narrative at the family history and the sensitive renovations of the nineteenth century mansion located at the gateway to downtown Huntsville." --Stephanie Smither


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