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Collins family revives Stringfellow property as investment in history - The Galveston County Daily News : Features

July 22, 2014

Collins family revives Stringfellow property as investment in history

Posted: Sunday, October 27, 2013 12:45 am

In 2004, Sam Collins III was driving down state Highway 6 in Hitchcock when a roadside marker at the edge of a piece of property piqued his interest.

Braving the surrounding terrain, Collins proceeded down a long drive shrouded by oak and pine trees and decades of overgrown vegetation. He found at the drive’s end a one-and-a-half-story Queen Anne Victorian house — a piece of history quietly decaying in vacancy.

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