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Ralph Sr. and Sunny Wilson Home

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Address: 1714 S. 61st Street, Temple, TX
Phone Number: +1 254-207-7000
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House placed on the National Register of Historic Places that evokes the...

House placed on the National Register of Historic Places that evokes the mood and styles of the 1950s.

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Laminate museum, first sunken bathtub ever!

Live very close to this beautiful home, see tours going through quite frequently. Fantastic history of the development of laminate and the home portrays the results beautifully.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 July 2016
RichardMoseley
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Temple, Texas
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Temple, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Live very close to this beautiful home, see tours going through quite frequently. Fantastic history of the development of laminate and the home portrays the results beautifully.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Be transported to mid century modern design splendor at the Ralph Wilson House in Temple, Texas. The founder of Wilsonart's home has been lovingly restored by Smithsonian archivist and materials historian, Grace Jeffers. Original graphics, laminate finishes, period furniture, and iconic accessories resurrect the spirit of an era. I was lucky enough to tour the house with Jeffers. Next time,... More 

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I was in a hurry that day and they provided a hostess to take my order face to face due to a long line of customers. My wait time was only less than 10 minutes over all, but the hostess was ever so courteous. They even gave me a complimentary beef patty for my Chihuahua! Can't get much better than... More 

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Killeen tx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Took pictures outside this beautiful home mid century style.soon I will make a appointment to see inside .love it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

Nice place to visit. All kept in the 50ish times. A great place to see what a house may have looked like back than.

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