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

Isabella Offenbach Maas Residence

 
 
Isabella Offenbach Maas Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, August 17, 2019
1. Isabella Offenbach Maas Residence Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1886, this residence was shared by Isabella O. Maas and her daughter and son-in-law, Rosana and Nathan Redlich. Active in civic and charitable organizations, Mrs. Maas lived here until her death in 1891. Dr. W.C. Fisher, city health officer, occupied the home from 1891 until 1928. The house, of a Queen Anne derivative style with Eastlake detail, features a front double gallery, milled detail, and shingled and mill-detail gable ends.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1986

 
Erected 1986 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7520.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
 
Location. 29° 18.151′ N, 94° 47.179′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of Sealy Avenue and 18th Street, on the right when traveling east on Sealy Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1727 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. The Maas House (within shouting distance of this marker); Trube House
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Photographed By Jim Evans, August 17, 2019
2. Isabella Offenbach Maas Residence
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sonnentheil Home (about 400 feet away); Adriance-Springer House (about 500 feet away); Fredrick William Beissner House (about 500 feet away); Maud Moller House (about 500 feet away); Former Site of Heidenheimer's Castle (about 600 feet away); William J. Killeen House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Regarding Isabella Offenbach Maas Residence. This home is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
 
Also see . . .  Isabella Offenbach Maas in the Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on August 18, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
 
 
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 129 times since then and 23 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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May. 25, 2022