Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Rosenberg Library
This library is the successor to the Galveston Mercantile Library established by the Chamber of Commerce in 1870, donated to the city of Galveston in 1874, and absorbed by the Rosenberg Library in 1905.
Collections include over one million books, manuscripts, letters, documents, objects of art, and historic memorabilia. The library is one of the major repositories of original documents and artifacts related to Texas history.
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7167.)
Location. 29° 18.077′ N, 94° 47.55′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2310 Sealy St, Galveston TX 77550, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Eugenia & George Sealy Pavilion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ashton Villa, 1859 (about 400 feet away); Congregation B'nai Israel Synagogue (about 500 feet away); The Galveston Movement (about 500 feet away); Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); Eaton Memorial Chapel (about 500 feet away); Original Oleander Planting in Galveston (about 700 feet away); Open Gates (was about 700 feet away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Also see . . . Rosenberg Library. (Submitted on January 5, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 2, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.