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

Henry C. Henck, Jr. House

 
 
Henry C. Henck, Jr. House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, September 21, 2019
1. Henry C. Henck, Jr. House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1893 as rental property, this house was an early investment of brothers August J. and Henry C. Henck, Jr., who began a real estate business in Galveston in 1901. H. C. Henck, Jr. chose it as his own residence in 1898, and it remained in the Henck family until 1974. The Victorian-era raised cottage features Eastlake-style detailing in its porch frieze and gable end. Unusual design features include an elaborate balustrade and side porch.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1991

 
Erected 1991 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7488.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
 
Location. 29° 17.741′ N, 94° 47.231′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on Avenue N-1/2 west of 20th Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2008 Avenue N-1/2, 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. Albertson Home (within shouting distance of this marker); George Dealey
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Galveston Orphans Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Galveston Children's Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin-Wandless House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bernardo de Galvez (approx. ¼ mile away); Hotel Galvez (approx. ¼ mile away); John M. Jones House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Henry C. Henck, Jr. House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, September 21, 2019
2. Henry C. Henck, Jr. House
Henry C. Henck, Jr. House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, September 21, 2019
3. Henry C. Henck, Jr. House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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