Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Greek revival architecture; Doric columns from Maine.
Has served as orphanage, military academy, residence, and set for a motion picture. Now Galveston Garden Center.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7546.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
Location. 29° 17.406′ N, 94° 48.208′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of 35th Street and Avenue O, on the right when traveling north on 35th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3427 Avenue O, 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 Mexican Telegraph Company (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Frederick K. and Lucy Adelaide Fisher House (about 600 feet away); Site of the Home of Michel Branamour Menard (about Samuel May Williams (approx. 0.2 miles away); Williams-Tucker House, 1837-40 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Baden-Sproule House (approx. ¼ mile away); Galveston Artillery Club (approx. ¼ mile away); Poole-Parker House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
More about this marker. This marker is on the side, not the front of the house. If they have not trimmed the hedge you may not be able to see it.
Also see . . . On this Page of the National Register of Historical Places. The list is alphabetical (Submitted on June 10, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. 4. submitted on May 11, 2013. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.