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

Julius H. Ruhl Residence

 
 
Julius H. Ruhl Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 8, 2012
1. Julius H. Ruhl Residence Marker
Inscription.  A native of Prussia, Julius H. Ruhl came to Galveston in 1872. He served as cashier and clerk for the mercantile firm of Kauffman & Runge until his death in 1882. This home, which Ruhl had constructed in 1874-75, remained in his family until 1962. The residence exhibits Italianate detailing and features a fine, two-story porch with classical colonettes, a bracketed cornice along the roof line, and a central triangular pediment.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984

 
Erected 1984 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7168.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 29° 18.218′ N, 94° 46.977′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of Sealy Avenue and 15th Street, on the right when traveling west on Sealy Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1428 Sealy Ave, 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. Thomas Chubb House (within shouting distance of this marker); Carl and Hilda Biehl House
Julius H. Ruhl Residence image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 8, 2012
2. Julius H. Ruhl Residence
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lockhart House (about 400 feet away); Isaac H. and Henrietta Kempner House (about 400 feet away); The Bishop's Palace (about 400 feet away); The Cottage (about 400 feet away); George Fox House (about 400 feet away); The Rt. Rev. Monsignor Marius Etienne Chataignon (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Home Across the Street from Ruhl Residence image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 8, 2012
3. Home Across the Street from Ruhl Residence
Catty-Cornered From Ruhl Residence image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 8, 2012
4. Catty-Cornered From Ruhl Residence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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