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

Fredrick William Beissner House

 
 
Fredrick William Beissner House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, October 22, 2012
1. Fredrick William Beissner House Marker
Inscription. Designed by Galveston architect William H. Roystone for local real estate agent Frederick William Beissner (1854-1905) and his wife Mary, this Victorian-era home was built in 1888. Its elaborate Eastlake details include turned posts, jigsawn porch balustrades, recurring floral motifs, corbelled chimney, cross-gabled roof capped by a widow's walk, and varying patterns of imbricated shingles. The home remained in the Beissner family until 1913.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1990

 
Erected 1990 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 64.)
 
Location. 29° 18.232′ N, 94° 47.155′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of 17th Street and Ball Street, on the right when traveling south on 17th 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. A. Wilkins Miller Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Clarke-Jockusch Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Trube House (about 500 feet away); Former Site of Heidenheimer's Castle
Fredrick William Beissner House image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, October 22, 2012
2. Fredrick William Beissner House
(about 500 feet away); The Cottage (about 600 feet away); Maud Moller House (about 700 feet away); Sonnentheil Home (about 700 feet away); The Wilbur Cherry House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Fredrick William Beissner House image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, October 22, 2012
3. Fredrick William Beissner House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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