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

The Moody Home

 
 
The Moody Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 13, 2012
1. The Moody Home Marker
Inscription.  Family residence, W.L. Moody, Jr, built about 1894, and for many years home of Mr. Moody, prominent financier and philanthropist who established the Moody Foundation.

Late Victorian architecture, said to have been Texas residence built on steel frame. Has magnificent stained glass windows, ornate ceilings, rare hand carved woodwork. A large handsome home, famed for its hospitality.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967
 
Erected 1967 by Texas State Historical Survey Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 29° 17.951′ N, 94° 47.779′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and 27th Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2618 Broadway, 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. Quigg-Baulard Cottage (a few steps from this marker); Wesley Tabernacle United Methodist Church
Detail of window image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 13, 2012
2. Detail of window
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Oleander Planting in Galveston (about 800 feet away); Ashton Villa, 1859 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jack Johnson (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Eugenia & George Sealy Pavilion (approx. ¼ mile away); Sweeney-Royston House (approx. ¼ mile away); Galveston Office of the National Weather Service (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Visitor's sign image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 13, 2012
3. Visitor's sign
The Moody Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 13, 2012
4. The Moody Mansion
The mansion's grand entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 13, 2012
5. The mansion's grand entrance.
View of westside image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 13, 2012
6. View of westside
Rear of building image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 13, 2012
7. Rear of building
The Moody Mansion from East Side image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 8, 2012
8. The Moody Mansion from East Side
Willis - Moody Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 13, 2012
9. Willis - Moody Mansion
Has been listed in the National Register of Historical Places by the United States Department of the Interior - 1994.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2012, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 16, 2012, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas.   8. submitted on July 9, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.   9. submitted on February 16, 2012, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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