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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Menard-Ganter House

Menard-Ganter House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, September 21, 2019
1. Menard-Ganter House Marker
Inscription.  Medard Menard followed his well-established cousin, Michel B. Menard, to Galveston where he married Susan LeClere in 1838. He built this house in 1882 for himself, Susan and their daughter, Marie, and her children. The home was purchased by Herbert J. Ganter and his wife, Bertha, in 1902. Its traditional Galveston form is represented by a front gallery with Eastlake detailing, dormered second level, and single door primary entrance with transom.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1992

Erected 1992 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7528.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
Location. 29° 18.354′ N, 94° 46.842′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on Winnie Street west of 12th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1209 Winnie, 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. George Washington Chapter - DAR (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James S. Waters House
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(about 500 feet away); Frederich-Erhard House (about 600 feet away); Jacobs Home (about 600 feet away); Best-Lucas House (about 600 feet away); Davidson-Penland House (about 700 feet away); George Fox House (about 700 feet away); William and Adele Skinner House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Menard-Ganter House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, September 21, 2019
2. Menard-Ganter 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 355 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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