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

Thomas Chubb House

 
 
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By Jim Evans, August 17, 2019
1. Thomas Chubb House Marker
Inscription.  This two-story Greek revival residence was constructed in the 1850s. During the Civil War it was the home of Commodore Thomas Chubb (1811-1890), a veteran of the Texas Revolution. Captured by Union naval forces on Galveston Bay, he returned to the city following the war and served as the port's harbor master. Later owners of the house include wholesaler John C. Wallis and Galveston district attorney and political leader Walter Gresham.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1980

 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 326.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 29° 18.21′ N, 94° 46.962′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on Sealy Avenue east of 15th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1417 Sealy Ave, Galveston TX 77550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Julius H. Ruhl Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Carl and Hilda Biehl House
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By Jim Evans, August 17, 2019
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Bishop's Palace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Rt. Rev. Monsignor Marius Etienne Chataignon (about 300 feet away); Isaac H. and Henrietta Kempner House (about 400 feet away); William and Adele Skinner House (about 400 feet away); Sacred Heart Church (about 400 feet away); George Fox House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Regarding Thomas Chubb House. This home is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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