Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The company had this three-story Greek revival commercial row built in 1855-58. It is comprised of four buildings, originally similar on the interior. Separated by fire walls, they share a uniform brick facade. The columns, cornices, and ornamentation are made of granite.
The row's cupola, since removed, served as a lookout post for both Confederate and Federal forces during the Civil War. After the war, Hendley's mercantile firm returned to the block. The row later housed offices of the First National Bank of Galveston, Col. William Moody, the U.
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7487.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
Location. 29° 18.482′ N, 94° 47.483′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on Strand Street west of 20th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2010 Strand Rear Street, 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. Hendley Row (a few steps from this marker); The Hendley Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Galveston Historical Foundation (within shouting distance of this marker); Kuhn's Wharf (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); American National Insurance Company (about 400 feet away); Mallory-Produce Building (about 400 feet away); C. F. Marschner Building (about 500 feet away); Old Galveston Market House and City Hall (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Also see . . . Hendley Market Website. (Submitted on May 5, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
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