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

Lockhart House

 
 
Lockhart House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, August 17, 2019
1. Lockhart House Marker
Inscription.  The first portion of this Queen Anne house was built before 1889 as a one-story cottage. About 1894, during the ownership of William B. Lockhart (1860-1923), it was enlarged by raising the original section to the second floor and adding a new ground floor. A son-in-law of Walter Gresham, builder of the Bishop's Palace, Lockhart became a prominent justice of county and federal courts. The house was later owned by his son John W. Lockhart (1891-1971), also a noted judge.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1981

 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7518.)
 
Location. 29° 18.262′ N, 94° 47.02′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of Ball Avenue H and 15th Street, on the left when traveling east on Ball Avenue H. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1502 Ball Avenue, 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. The Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Julius H. Ruhl Residence (about 400 feet away, measured
Lockhart House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, August 17, 2019
2. Lockhart House Marker
in a direct line); George Fox House (about 400 feet away); Thomas Chubb House (about 400 feet away); Former Site of Heidenheimer's Castle (about 500 feet away); Frederich-Erhard House (about 600 feet away); Isaac H. and Henrietta Kempner House (about 600 feet away); William and Adele Skinner House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the wall of the front porch
 
Regarding Lockhart House. This home is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 

More. Search the internet for Lockhart House.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. 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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