Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Moody Home
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 State Historical Survey Commission. (Marker Number 7534.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
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 ChurchAvenue L Missionary Baptist Church (about 800 feet away); 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); Public Education for Blacks in Galveston (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
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