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Related Historical MarkersSamson Heidenheimer, Galveston, Texas
By Cosmos Mariner, May 14, 2018
Samson Heidenheimer Building Marker
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|Samson Heidenheimer, pioneer Galveston merchant, had this building erected in 1877 on the site of the Grand Southern Hotel. The Grand Southern was a four-story forty-room Victorian Hotel of brick construction.
In 1877, a fire originating on . . . — — Map (db m128844) HM|
|In 1857 John S. Sydnor (1812-1869), former Galveston mayor, built the original two-story, eight-room structure at this site. Samson Heidenheimer (1834-1891) bought it in 1884. The German-born Heidenheimer began with a $100 loan and built a fortune . . . — — Map (db m128845) HM|