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

Open Gates

 
 
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Inscription.
 
Erected 1962 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7541.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 29° 17.991′ N, 94° 47.641′ W. Marker was in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker could be reached from Broadway Avenue (State Highway 87) near 25th Street. Touch for map. Marker was 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 location. Original Oleander Planting in Galveston (within shouting distance of this marker); Ashton Villa, 1859 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Eugenia & George Sealy Pavilion (about 400 feet away); The Rosenberg Library (about 700 feet away); The Moody Home (about 800 feet away); Sweeney-Royston House (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Joseph's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Galveston Office of the National Weather Service (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Regarding Open Gates. This was the George Sealy home and is now owned by the University of Texas Medical Branch and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Open Gates image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, May 2, 2013
2. Open Gates
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior
Open Gates -- George Sealy Home image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, May 2, 2013
3. Open Gates -- George Sealy Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 6, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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