“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

The Cottage

The Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, May 2, 2013
1. The Cottage Marker
Inscription. Built about 1882 by cotton buyer Bernard Roensch. Late Greek revival architecture with high Victorian detail in gingerbread trim, ornate tower, stained glass panels and transoms, slate mantels, fine staircase.

Has survived many storms.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1966

Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8239.)
Location. 29° 18.245′ N, 94° 47.046′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on Avenue H (Ball Street) east of 16th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on wall, left of front door. 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. Former Site of Heidenheimer's Castle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Julius H. Ruhl Residence (about 400 feet away); George Fox House (about 500 feet away); Fredrick William Beissner House (about 600 feet away); Trube House (about 600 feet away); Carl and Hilda Biehl House
The Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, May 2, 2013
2. The Cottage
Marker barely visible to the left of the front entrance.
(about 700 feet away); A. Wilkins Miller Cottage (about 700 feet away); Frederich-Erhard House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
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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 408 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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