Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Lasker Home for Children
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7512.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
Location. 29° 18.086′ N, 94° 47.03′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on 16th Street south of Broadway Avenue J (Texas Highway 87), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1019 16th St, 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. John and Eliza Hertford House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Adriance-Springer House Isaac H. and Henrietta Kempner House (about 500 feet away); St. Paul United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Trube House (about 700 feet away); Former Site of Heidenheimer's Castle (about 700 feet away); Carl and Hilda Biehl House (about 700 feet away); Powhatan and Mattie Wren House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Regarding Lasker Home for Children. This building is on the National Register of Historical Places.
This building is now a bed and breakfast.
Also see . . .
1. What Was Once the Lasker Home for Children is Now the Lasker Inn, a Bed & Breakfast. (Submitted on May 4, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. The Lasker Home for Children in the Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on May 4, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 738 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on May 7, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. 4. submitted on August 1, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. 5, 6. submitted on May 4, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.