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

Henry Rosenberg Home

 
 
Henry Rosenberg Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
1. Henry Rosenberg Home Marker
Inscription.  

Built 1859. Architectural and historical interest: formerly widely known for its art treasures and paintings. Much of the materials were imported from Switzerland. Elegant in design. Handcarved-plaster ceilings. Has 8 marble fireplaces. Outside structure is plaster over brick. Carved rosewood interior, high ceilings, and tall wall mirrors. Styled more after the manner of the times of the South, when wealth and elegance showed in the homes.
 
Erected 1962 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7165.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 29° 18.504′ N, 94° 46.961′ W. Marker was in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker could be reached from 13th Street. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 317 13th Street, 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. Davidson-Penland House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacobs Home (about 700 feet away); Victor Gustafson Home
Henry Rosenberg Home image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 19, 2000
2. Henry Rosenberg Home
(approx. 0.2 miles away); James S. Waters House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Near Campsites of Louis-Michel Aury and Francisco Xavier Mina (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jean Lafitte (approx. 0.2 miles away); Menard-Ganter House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Landes-McDonough House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Gifts of Henry Rosenberg. (Submitted on July 21, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Texas Heroes Monument. (Submitted on July 21, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
3. From The Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on July 21, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
4. The Rosenberg Library. (Submitted on July 21, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
5. A magazine article about Rosenberg. (Submitted on July 21, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
 
Henry Rosenberg Home image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 19, 2000
3. Henry Rosenberg Home
Henry Rosenberg image. Click for full size.
4. Henry Rosenberg
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.   4. submitted on July 21, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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