Dedication

The historic W. C. Williams Building, built in 1909, was recently recognized as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (RTHL) during a ceremony in Palacios, TX. The building has been a cornerstone …

Our Story

For years Paul & Donna Christensen had dreamed of living on the Texas Gulf Coast. Besides hoping to move to a small town, their plans included the unusual desire of …

About

The following information is excerpted from the original Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (RTHL) narrative on the W.C. Williams Building W. C. Williams Building I Context Palacios is situated on State Highway 35 halfway between …

Home

W. C. Williams Building Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (RTHL) The story of the W. C. Williams Building is a story that has been told thousands of times across America. Men …

Restoration

The Christensens spent the better part of three years updating the structure. A new Duro-Last commercial roof was installed and repairs to various roof support truss beams were completed, including …

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Resources

Palacios Historical Information (Rootsweb) Palacios Information for Kids (Rootsweb) Matagorda County Towns and Communities (Rootsweb) Search the Palacios Beacon on-line resources (The Portal to Texas History) Palacios Beacon 34 page …

Added Research

Added Research This page contains additional research information on the Williams Building, the Williams Family, Palacios and Matagorda County, TX. New facts are being discovered as we continue our research …