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

Hawes Summer Home

 
 
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By Jim Evans, December 14, 2019
1. Hawes Summer Home Marker
Inscription.  

Kentucky native Edwin Hawes (1852-1932) was a prominent attorney, land owner and politician, serving as Wharton County judge and mayor of Kerrville. He and his wife, Lizzie Milburn (Rust) Hawes (1859-1927), married in 1881 and had seven children. The Hawes family lived in Wharton and Kerrville and became summer residents of Galveston. In 1907, Judge Hawes bought this lot from Albert and Etta Hall and soon after had a summer home built. The two-story front-gabled Colonial Revival-style house features shingled gables and a full-width porch with turned columns. The home stayed in the Hawes Family until 1991.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2007
Marker is property of the State of Texas

 
Erected 2011 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16835.)
 
Location. 29° 17.436′ N, 94° 47.513′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on Avenue P 1/2 0 miles from 25th Street, on the right when traveling west. The marker is on the wall to the right of the front
Hawes Summer Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, December 14, 2019
2. Hawes Summer Home Marker
Galveston Landmark
City of Galveston
1839
door. It can be seen but cannot be read from the street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2512 Avenue P 1/2, Houston TX 77058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Galveston Garten Verein (approx. mile away); The Texas Navy (approx. mile away); Galveston World War I Honor Roll (approx. mile away); Hutchings House (approx. 0.3 miles away); "The Cradle" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ursuline Convent in the Civil War (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Ursuline Convent and Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Hutchings House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Categories. ArchitectureMan-Made Features
 
Hawes Summer Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, December 14, 2019
3. Hawes Summer Home and Marker
The marker is hard to see on the home's front porch.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 17, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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