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

Open Gates

 
 
Open Gates NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, May 2, 2013
1. Open Gates NRHP Marker
Inscription.  

This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 29° 17.991′ N, 94° 47.641′ W. Marker was in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker could be reached from Broadway Avenue (State Highway 87) near 25th Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: 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. Original Oleander Planting in Galveston (within shouting distance of this marker); Ashton Villa, 1859 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Eugenia & George Sealy Pavilion (about 400 feet away); Al Edwards / Juneteenth Celebration (about 500 feet away); The Rosenberg Library (about 700 feet away); The Moody Home (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church of Galveston (about 800 feet away); Sweeney-Royston House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Regarding Open Gates.
Open Gates (the George Sealy Home) and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, May 2, 2013
2. Open Gates (the George Sealy Home) and Marker
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This was the George Sealy home and is now owned by the University of Texas Medical Branch and is on the National Register of Historic Places as well as being a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (1962, No. 7541).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on November 12, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022