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The Cotton Palace's History

original-houseWhat started out as a change of life business venture has resulted in an renewed awareness of the uniqueness of my hometown. As a lifelong resident of Waco, Texas. I am just now discovering its rich heritage. Less than two years ago my sister and I were looking to buy a house close to the downtown area to use as a bed and breakfast in Central Texas. It was fate that took us on a drive down Austin Avenue. We had become discouraged because we couldn't find anything that we liked. We didn't know exactly know what we were looking for - we just knew we would know it when we saw it. And sure enough there it was at 1910 Austin Avenue. A house I had been in many times and had always loved had a For Sale sign in front of it. We realized immediately that this was what we had been looking for. What we had yet to discover was the historical significance of what had once been one of Waco's finest ; homes. While the renovation was in progress I began to research the history of the house.

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  • "For all of my traveling I never had a chance to stay in a B & B. One of my staff at TSTC in Harlingen told me to stay here. I have always loved old homes yet never stayed in one. This house is perfectly decorated, the food so beautifully served, the lighting right out of a Hallmark movie that I cannot stop praising God for giving me 3 nights here! I don't know where God will lead me next, but this trip I will always cherish!"

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