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Texas Governor's Mansion
The mansion was built before the Texas Capitol. Photo courtesy of Austin History Center
Texas Governor's Mansion 2008 fire
A 2008 fire nearly destroyed the mansion. Photo courtesy of Austin Fire Department
Texas Governor's Mansion dining room
An undated photo of the mansion's dining room.  Photo courtesy of McAllen Public Library