Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
St. Mary's Cathedral
After disastrous flood of 1875, tower was crowned with status of Mary, Star of the Sea, which has withstood storms ever since.
Fine stained glass windows and rich altars are notable features.
Erected 1967 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7172.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 29° 18.244′ N, 94° 47.443′ W. Marker was in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker was at the intersection of Moody Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling north on Moody Street. Touch for map. Marker was 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 location. A different marker also named St. Mary's Cathedral (a few steps from this marker); Galveston in the Republic of TexasScottish Rite Masonry (about 400 feet away); George Campbell Childress (about 400 feet away); Exploration (about 400 feet away); Texas Bar Association (about 400 feet away); [Galveston County] Early History (about 400 feet away); The Rt. Rev. Monsignor James Martin Kirwin (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Regarding St. Mary's Cathedral. This church is on the National Register of Historic Places
It's not in use. It was damaged by hurricane Ike
Also see . . .
1. Article in the Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on August 6, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. From Parishes On-Line. (Submitted on August 6, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
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