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

Grace Episcopal Church

 
 
Grace Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, June 9, 2012
1. Grace Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. Founded 1874 as a mission of Trinity Church. In 1876 became an independent parish under the Rev. Jeremiah Ward, Rector.

Dedicated in 1895 by Bishop G. H. Kinsolving, the building was made possible by a bequest from civic leader Henry Rosenberg.

The beautiful hand-carved altar and reredos were gifts of Mrs. Mollie Rosenberg.

The Gothic style church was designed in white limestone by Nicholas J. Clayton, architect.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1967

 
Erected 1967 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7477.)
 
Location. 29° 17.669′ N, 94° 48.385′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of 36th Street and Avenue L, on the right when traveling south on 36th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galveston TX 77550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Patrick Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hagemann-Cobb House (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Bankhead Magruder (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Love (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Grace Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, June 9, 2012
2. Grace Episcopal Church
The marker is in the distance to the left of the front door
Thomas Joseph (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lt. Commander Edward Lea (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Home of Michel Branamour Menard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lent Munson Hitchcock (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Also see . . .
1. On this Page of the National Register of Historical Places. The list is alphabetical (Submitted on June 10, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.) 

2. Grace Episcopal Church. (Submitted on June 11, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Grace Episcopal Church National Registry Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, June 9, 2012
3. Grace Episcopal Church National Registry Plaque
Grace Episcopal Church -- Plaque Showing Structure Survived 1900 Galveston Storm image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, 6
4. Grace Episcopal Church -- Plaque Showing Structure Survived 1900 Galveston Storm
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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