Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Rosenberg Library
This library is the successor to the Galveston Mercantile Library established by the Chamber of Commerce in 1870, donated to the city of Galveston in 1874, and absorbed by the Rosenberg Library in 1905.
Collections include over one million books, manuscripts, letters, documents, objects of art, and historic memorabilia. The library is one of the major repositories of original documents and artifacts related to Texas history.
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 29° 18.077′ N, 94° 47.55′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of Tremont Street and Sealy Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Tremont Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2310 Sealy St, 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. The Eugenia & George Sealy Pavilion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ashton Villa, 1859 (about 400 feet away); Congregation B'nai Israel Synagogue (about 500 feet away); The Galveston Movement (about 500 feet away); Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); Eaton Memorial Chapel (about 500 feet away); J.F. Smith House (about 600 feet away); J. Levy & Bro. (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Also see . . . Rosenberg Library. (Submitted on January 5, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 2, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.