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

Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building

2202-2206 Church Street

 

—Built in 1896 —

 
Southwestern Telegraph Telephone Building Marker (<i>with 1900 Storm Survivor Plaque</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 14, 2018
1. Southwestern Telegraph Telephone Building Marker (with 1900 Storm Survivor Plaque)
Inscription.
Listed in the
National Register of Historic Places
by The United States
Department of the Interior

 
Location. 29° 18.252′ N, 94° 47.535′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on Kempner Street (22nd Street) north of Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just to the left of the Kempner Street entrance doorway. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2206 Church Street, Galveston TX 77550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scottish Rite Masonry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pix Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution (about 400 feet away); St. Mary's Cathedral (was about 500 feet away but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named St. Mary's Cathedral (about 500 feet away); United States National Bank Building (about 500 feet away); 1894 Grand Opera House (about 600 feet away); Galveston in the Republic of Texas (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Categories. Communications
 
Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building entrance (<i>marker visible left of entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 14, 2018
2. Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building entrance (marker visible left of entrance)
Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building (<i>elaborate brick column detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 14, 2018
3. Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building (elaborate brick column detail)
Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building (<i>east side / Kempner Street view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 14, 2018
4. Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building (east side / Kempner Street view)
Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building (<i>southeast corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 14, 2018
5. Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building (southeast corner view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 20, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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