The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on April 23, 1986 · Page 26
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 26

Baytown, Texas
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Wednesday, April 23, 1986
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2-D THE BAYTOWN SUN Wednesday, April 23, 1986 ^DIMENSION Spring tour May 3-4 Restored James Mitchell home to be featured By MISSY JOHNSTON Home tour-goers are in for a real taste of Texas when they visit the home of James and Kay Mitchell, 2411 Cedar Bayou. The 1986 Bay Area Heritage Society Sesquicentennial Home Tour is set for 1 to 5 p.m. May 3 and 4. It will also include the homes of David and Billie Brinkley, 220 Arbor; Richard and Peggy Scrivner, 1418 Kilgore and Reggie and Patsy Brewer, 1711 Kilgore. The Mitchell home was built on its original site in 1912 for Capt. James Madison George. George moved in the home with his children and it remained in that family from 1912 to 1970. In 1974 the Mitchells bought the house, which was in much need of repair. "We bought the house at the end of 1974 and moved in- in 1975." Mrs. Mitchell AN ANTIQUE game table with matching chairs makes this bedroom in the home of James and Kay Mitchell an ideal place for afternoon tea or even a game of bridge, (gun staff photo by Carrie Pryor) said. "It took about six months to complete the repairs and Buddy loved doing it," she said. The home features the original wooden floors and facings and original doors. Etched glass dating from 1912 enhances the front door. The house was buill in a New England style and is four feet off the ground. Mrs Mitchell added. The original staircase is mad< of early Texas long grain oat and leads to the upper part of th( house. The master bedroom boasts a fireplace in addition to <• man's dresser. The home also features one o very few six-foot long footet bathtubs and a desk piece bull by John V. Clay. Tickets for the tour are $5 an< may be obtained from thi Baytown Historical Museum 3530 Market. Baytown Chambe of Commerce or from member of the board of directors of th< Heritage Society. Proceeds will be used to mov< the museum to its new location ir, the old downtown'post office, for restoration of the interior of the Wooster School and for publishing the "History of Baytown" for the Sesquicentennial. The Baytown Historical Museum. 3530 Market, will also be open during tour hours and has scheduled an antique quilt display and a plant sale during those hours. For more information call David Black at 422-8213. AN ANTIQUE man's dresser adds an extra touch to this bedroom in the James and Kay Mitchell home The compartment on the right te for holding a top hat. (Sun staff photo by Carrie Pryor) Spring Paper-Up Come in and select from our wide range of books. 10% z WALLPAPER 30% BOYER'S Secretaries Week, April 21-25 You won't find it under your papers... You'll find it at Silk arrangements • Fruit baskets Gift baskets • Gourmet baskets 2310 Garth Road 427-6440 W. D.liv.r Wirinfl , shipping MC/AE/V OFF SELECTED BOOKS Month of April Special Approx. 1,824 sq. ft. at s 69,900 5% down, S 715 mth. For sales information coll: 428-1060 or 428-1 154 RAPERY SHOP AND NTERIORS 427-5537 22 I. Tiios Av». THE JAMES and Kay Mitchell home boasts a rare six-foot footed bathtub in the upstairs bathroom. The home is one of four on the Bay Area Heritage Society Sesquicentennial Home Tour May 3-4. Tickets are $5. For more information call David Black at 422-8213. (Sun staff photo by Carrie Pryor) Heirport RUSSELL Danny and Sandra Russell of Northshore announce the birth of a son, Bradley Kyle, on April 20 in San Jacinto Methodist Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds and 4 ounces. Grandparents are Betty and Albert "Tootie" Walker of Highlands and Barbara and Carroll Russell of Baytown. Great-grandparents are Rita Mae Walker of Crosby, Butch Bakker of Highlands, Mary Louise Dunkerly and Marie Kanewske, both of Baytown. WARFORD Chris and Pam Warford of Baytown announce the birth of a daughter, Lauren Michelle, April 7 in Texas Woman's. Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 nunres. She has one brother, Brandon. Grandparents are Dr. and Mrs. B. L. Warford of Baytown and Mr. and Mrs. Rex G. Couch of Houston. Great- grandparents are Mrs. E.R. Couch of College Station and Mr, and Mrs. Robert Noisworthy of Memphis, Tenn. KELLEY William A. and Dee Ann Kelley of Longview announce the birth of a son, Kyle Jordan, on March 26 in Longview. He weighed 8 pounds and 1 ounce. He has a brother, Jonathan. Grandparents are Johnny and Dee Miller and Lou Jeane and Joe Kelley, all of Baytown. Great-grandparents are J.B. and Lorraine Miller of Granite Shoals and Essie Gilleland of Beeville. GOWNS OOFF FREE GIFT WRAP AVAILABLE The Smart Place to shop for Mom. 422-6440 1709 Garth Wood creek Center <&+-t DIET CENTER® "The Weight-Loss Professionals!" I lost 90 Ibs! 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