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Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Eaton Memorial Chapel

 
 
Eaton Memorial Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 29, 2012
1. Eaton Memorial Chapel Marker
Inscription. Designed by noted architect Nicholas Clayton. Gothic revival style. Dedicated as memorial in 1882 to the Rev. Benjamin Eaton, founding rector, 1841-71.

Half of funds provided by the Ladies' Parochial Society; half by financier Henry Rosenberg.

After city-wide fire (1885), chapel was used by St. Paul's German Presbyterian Church. Center of parish life 1900-01 and 1925-27 during church repair. Renovated in 1946 and 1966.
 
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7435.)
 
Location. 29° 18.147′ N, 94° 47.5′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of 22nd Street and Ball Street, on the left when traveling north on 22nd Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galveston TX 77550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church (here, next to this marker); The Galveston Movement (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Congregation B'nai Israel Synagogue (about 400 feet away); Confederate Mariner: Leon Smith (about 500 feet away); Galveston in the Republic of Texas
Eaton Memorial Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 29, 2012
2. Eaton Memorial Chapel
(about 500 feet away); The Rosenberg Library (about 500 feet away); The Rt. Rev. Monsignor James Martin Kirwin (about 600 feet away); Exploration [of Galveston] (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Galveston.
 
Regarding Eaton Memorial Chapel. This chapel is part of Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church.
 
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Eaton Memorial Chapel Survived the 1900 Hurricane image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 29, 2012
3. Eaton Memorial Chapel Survived the 1900 Hurricane
Eaton Memorial Chapel Bell Chamber image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 29, 2012
4. Eaton Memorial Chapel Bell Chamber
Eaton Memorial Chapel is part of part of Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church. image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
5. Eaton Memorial Chapel is part of part of Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church.
 
 
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