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

George Seeligson Home

Photo Wanted of the George Seeligson Home Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Photo Wanted of the George Seeligson Home Marker

Galveston-born George Seeligson (1841-1912) was a prominent local merchant. In 1872 he married Maria Davenport (1847-1928). He built this 1875 house on another lot in this block. Like many fine Galveston homes, it combines Greek Revival and Victorian styling. It was moved to this site with the Seeligsons erected a larger residence in 1887. Later occupied by their daughter Lillian (Mrs. John) Winterbotham (1875-1953), it was purchased in 1954 by Mr. and Mrs. James E. Johnson.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1976
Erected 1976 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7181.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 29° 18.312′ N, 94° 46.83′ W. Marker was in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker was on Avenue H west of 12th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was at or
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near this postal address: 1208 Ball Street (Avenue H), Galveston TX 77550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. George Washington Chapter - DAR (within shouting distance of this marker); Menard-Ganter House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Best-Lucas House (about 400 feet away); Frederich-Erhard House (about 500 feet away); William and Adele Skinner House (about 600 feet away); George Fox House (about 700 feet away); Boddeker House (about 700 feet away); James S. Waters House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
More about this marker. Correspondent was unable to find the marker on Dec. 12, 2019.
George Seeligson Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, December 14, 2019
2. George Seeligson Home
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   2. submitted on December 15, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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