Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Galveston Garten Verein
In design of a Teutonic Club; all stockholders were of German descent. Center for city's social life, 1876-1923, complex had an octagonal dance pavilion, tennis courts, bowling and tenpin alleys, bandstand, fountains. The complex was site of Galveston's first underground electrical conduits. When corporation was dissolved, Stanley E. (Pat) Kempner bought the property and gave it to the city of Galveston for park use.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1971
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7468.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1971.
Location. 29° 17.566′ N, 94° 47.707′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue O and 27th Street, on the right when traveling west on Avenue O. Touch for map. Marker is 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 marker. Hutchings House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Hutchings House "The Cradle" (about 800 feet away); Ursuline Convent in the Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Ursuline Convent and Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Public Education for Blacks in Galveston (approx. ¼ mile away); Hawes Summer Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Jack Johnson (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Also see . . . On this Page of the National Register of Historical Places. It's listed in alphabetical order (Submitted on June 10, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
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