Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Galveston Seawall and Grade Raising
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
—American Society of Civil Engineers 1852 —
Designated October 11, 2001
Erected 2001 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
Location. 29° 16.367′ N, 94° 48.897′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker can be reached from Seawall Boulevard 0.3 miles east of 53rd Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galveston TX 77551, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Birds of Galveston (within shouting distance of this marker); Beach Invertebrates (within shouting distance of this marker); Campeche / Galveston Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter Leroy Colombo (approx. half a mile away); "Ducky's Beach" (approx. 0.6 The Italian Vault (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rosewood Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Baden-Sproule House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Galveston.
Also see . . .
1. Galveston Seawall - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on November 10, 2015.)
2. Galveston Seawall and Grade Raising Project. From the American Society of Civil Engineers website. (Submitted on November 10, 2015.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.