National Register of Historic Places listings in Galveston County, Texas

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List of Registered Historic Places in Galveston County, Texas

This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Galveston County, Texas. The locations of National Register properties and districts (at least for all showing latitude and longitude coordinates below) may be seen in a Google map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates".[1]

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted May 19, 2017.[2]
[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Ashton Villa
Ashton Villa
October 28, 1969
(#69000204)
2328 Broadway
29°17′59″N 94°47′33″W / 29.299722°N 94.7925°W / 29.299722; -94.7925 (Ashton Villa)
Galveston
2 Henry Beissner House
Henry Beissner House
April 3, 1978
(#78002929)
2818 Ball Ave.
29°18′01″N 94°47′56″W / 29.300278°N 94.798889°W / 29.300278; -94.798889 (Henry Beissner House)
Galveston
3 Bishop's Palace
Bishop's Palace
August 25, 1970
(#70000746)
1402 Ave. J (Broadway)
29°18′17″N 94°46′55″W / 29.304722°N 94.781944°W / 29.304722; -94.781944 (Bishop's Palace)
Galveston
4 Building at 1921-1921 1/2 Avenue D
Building at 1921-1921 1/2 Avenue D
August 14, 1984
(#84001671)
1921-1921 1/2 Ave. D
29°18′21″N 94°47′23″W / 29.305833°N 94.789722°W / 29.305833; -94.789722 (Building at 1921-1921 1/2 Avenue D)
Galveston
5 Building at 1925-1927 Market Street
Building at 1925-1927 Market Street
August 14, 1984
(#84001668)
1925-1927 Market St.
29°18′25″N 94°47′29″W / 29.306944°N 94.791389°W / 29.306944; -94.791389 (Building at 1925-1927 Market Street)
Galveston
6 Cedar Lawn Historic District Upload image
December 20, 2002
(#02001570)
Bounded by 45th. St., 48th St., Ave. L, and Ave. N,
29°17′23″N 94°49′04″W / 29.289722°N 94.817778°W / 29.289722; -94.817778 (Cedar Lawn Historic District)
Galveston
7 Cemetery Historic District
Cemetery Historic District
June 13, 2014
(#14000340)
6 blks. between Broadway Ave., Ave. L, 43rd & 40th Sts.
29°17′37″N 94°48′47″W / 29.293518°N 94.812925°W / 29.293518; -94.812925 (Cemetery Historic District)
Galveston
8 City Hall
City Hall
August 14, 1984
(#84001676)
823 25th St.
29°18′01″N 94°47′43″W / 29.300278°N 94.795278°W / 29.300278; -94.795278 (City Hall)
Galveston
9 City National Bank
City National Bank
August 14, 1984
(#84001680)
2219 Ave. D
29°18′18″N 94°47′36″W / 29.305°N 94.793333°W / 29.305; -94.793333 (City National Bank)
Galveston
10 Frank B. Davison House Upload image
June 29, 1976
(#76002033)
109 3rd Ave.
29°23′13″N 94°53′42″W / 29.386944°N 94.895°W / 29.386944; -94.895 (Frank B. Davison House)
Texas City
11 Denver Court Historic District Upload image
January 14, 2002
(#01001471)
Roughly bounded by Aves. S1/2 and U1/2, 43rd and 52nd Sts.
29°16′39″N 94°48′54″W / 29.2775°N 94.815°W / 29.2775; -94.815 (Denver Court Historic District)
Galveston
12 East End Historic District
East End Historic District
May 30, 1975
(#75001979)
Irregular pattern including both sides of Broadway and Market Sts.
29°18′16″N 94°46′58″W / 29.304444°N 94.782778°W / 29.304444; -94.782778 (East End Historic District)
Galveston
13 Eiband's
Eiband's
August 14, 1984
(#84001683)
2001 Central Plaza
29°18′16″N 94°47′32″W / 29.304444°N 94.792222°W / 29.304444; -94.792222 (Eiband's)
Galveston
14 ELISSA
ELISSA
March 21, 1978
(#78002930)
Pier 21, 21st Street and Harborside Drive
29°18′34″N 94°47′37″W / 29.30946667°N 94.7936°W / 29.30946667; -94.7936 (ELISSA)
Galveston
15 First Evangelical Lutheran Church
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
August 14, 1984
(#84001688)
2401 Ave. G
29°18′07″N 94°47′39″W / 29.301944°N 94.794167°W / 29.301944; -94.794167 (First Evangelical Lutheran Church)
Galveston
16 First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church
January 29, 1979
(#79002942)
1903 Church St.
29°18′15″N 94°47′19″W / 29.304167°N 94.788611°W / 29.304167; -94.788611 (First Presbyterian Church)
Galveston
17 Fort Travis
Fort Travis
March 30, 2005
(#05000247)
TX 87 at Loop 108
29°21′53″N 94°45′29″W / 29.364722°N 94.758056°W / 29.364722; -94.758056 (Fort Travis)
Port Bolivar
18 Galveston Causeway
Galveston Causeway
December 12, 1976
(#76002028)
Spans Galveston Bay from Virginia Point to Galveston Island
29°17′51″N 94°53′12″W / 29.2975°N 94.886667°W / 29.2975; -94.886667 (Galveston Causeway)
Galveston
19 Galveston Orphans Home
Galveston Orphans Home
March 21, 1979
(#79002943)
1315 21st St.
29°17′50″N 94°47′19″W / 29.297222°N 94.788611°W / 29.297222; -94.788611 (Galveston Orphans Home)
Galveston
20 Galveston Seawall
Galveston Seawall
August 18, 1977
(#77001443)
Seawall Blvd.
29°18′09″N 94°46′27″W / 29.3025°N 94.774167°W / 29.3025; -94.774167 (Galveston Seawall)
Galveston
21 Galveston US Post Office, Custom House and Courthouse
Galveston US Post Office, Custom House and Courthouse
April 25, 2001
(#01000438)
601 25th St. (Rosenbenerg St.)[6]
29°18′08″N 94°47′45″W / 29.302222°N 94.795833°W / 29.302222; -94.795833 (Galveston US Post Office, Custom House and Courthouse)
Galveston
22 Galvez Hotel
Galvez Hotel
April 4, 1979
(#79002944)
2024 Seawall Blvd.
29°17′32″N 94°47′08″W / 29.292222°N 94.785556°W / 29.292222; -94.785556 (Galvez Hotel)
Galveston
23 Garten Verein Pavilion
Garten Verein Pavilion
July 20, 1977
(#77001444)
27th St. and Avenue O (Kempner Park)
29°17′34″N 94°47′41″W / 29.292778°N 94.794722°W / 29.292778; -94.794722 (Garten Verein Pavilion)
Galveston
24 Grace Episcopal Church
Grace Episcopal Church
April 3, 1975
(#75001980)
1115 36th St.
29°17′39″N 94°48′23″W / 29.294167°N 94.806389°W / 29.294167; -94.806389 (Grace Episcopal Church)
Galveston
25 Grand Opera House
Grand Opera House
January 2, 1974
(#74002071)
2012-2020 Ave. E
29°17′47″N 94°47′26″W / 29.296389°N 94.790556°W / 29.296389; -94.790556 (Grand Opera House)
Galveston
26 John Hagemann House
John Hagemann House
June 1, 1982
(#82004505)
3301 Ave. L
29°17′40″N 94°48′47″W / 29.294444°N 94.813056°W / 29.294444; -94.813056 (John Hagemann House)
Galveston
27 House at 2017-2023 Avenue I
House at 2017-2023 Avenue I
August 14, 1984
(#84001698)
2017-2023 Ave. I
29°18′05″N 94°47′07″W / 29.301389°N 94.785278°W / 29.301389; -94.785278 (House at 2017-2023 Avenue I)
Galveston
28 House at 2528 Postoffice St.
House at 2528 Postoffice St.
August 14, 1984
(#84001700)
2528 Postoffice St.
29°18′13″N 94°47′49″W / 29.303611°N 94.796944°W / 29.303611; -94.796944 (House at 2528 Postoffice St.)
Galveston
29 Sealy Hutchings House
Sealy Hutchings House
July 29, 1994
(#94000796)
2805 Ave. O
29°17′31″N 94°47′44″W / 29.291944°N 94.795556°W / 29.291944; -94.795556 (Sealy Hutchings House)
Galveston
30 I.O.O.F. Lodge Upload image
August 14, 1984
(#84001703)
505 20th St.
29°18′18″N 94°47′24″W / 29.305°N 94.79°W / 29.305; -94.79 (I.O.O.F. Lodge)
Galveston
31 Illies Building-Justine Apartments
Illies Building-Justine Apartments
August 22, 1995
(#95001028)
503 21st St.
29°17′49″N 94°46′56″W / 29.296944°N 94.782222°W / 29.296944; -94.782222 (Illies Building-Justine Apartments)
Galveston
32 Daniel Webster Kempner House
Daniel Webster Kempner House
March 30, 1979
(#79002945)
2504 Ave. O
29°17′35″N 94°47′34″W / 29.293056°N 94.792778°W / 29.293056; -94.792778 (Daniel Webster Kempner House)
Galveston
33 Jean Lafitte Hotel
Jean Lafitte Hotel
August 14, 1984
(#84001705)
2105 Ave. F
29°18′14″N 94°47′27″W / 29.303889°N 94.790833°W / 29.303889; -94.790833 (Jean Lafitte Hotel)
Galveston
34 Lasker Home for Homeless Children
Lasker Home for Homeless Children
April 14, 1983
(#83003140)
1019 16th St.
29°18′02″N 94°47′01″W / 29.300556°N 94.783611°W / 29.300556; -94.783611 (Lasker Home for Homeless Children)
Galveston
35 E.S. Levy Building Upload image
November 13, 2003
(#03001163)
2221-2225 Market St.
29°18′17″N 94°47′36″W / 29.304722°N 94.793333°W / 29.304722; -94.793333 (E.S. Levy Building)
Galveston
36 Marschner Building
Marschner Building
August 14, 1984
(#84001706)
1914-1916 Mechanic St.
29°18′26″N 94°47′23″W / 29.307222°N 94.789722°W / 29.307222; -94.789722 (Marschner Building)
Galveston
37 McKinney-McDonald House
McKinney-McDonald House
May 4, 1976
(#76002030)
926 Winnie St.
29°18′24″N 94°46′39″W / 29.306667°N 94.7775°W / 29.306667; -94.7775 (McKinney-McDonald House)
Galveston
38 Melrose Apartment Building
Melrose Apartment Building
October 14, 1998
(#98001246)
2002 Post Office St.
29°18′19″N 94°47′26″W / 29.305278°N 94.790556°W / 29.305278; -94.790556 (Melrose Apartment Building)
Galveston
39 Michel B. Menard House
Michel B. Menard House
December 12, 1976
(#76002031)
1605 33rd St.
29°17′27″N 94°48′06″W / 29.290833°N 94.801667°W / 29.290833; -94.801667 (Michel B. Menard House)
Galveston
40 Merimax Building Upload image
January 24, 1985
(#85000121)
521 22nd St.
29°18′47″N 94°46′56″W / 29.313056°N 94.782222°W / 29.313056; -94.782222 (Merimax Building)
Galveston
41 Model Laundry
Model Laundry
August 14, 1984
(#84001707)
513-523 25th St.
29°18′10″N 94°47′45″W / 29.302778°N 94.795833°W / 29.302778; -94.795833 (Model Laundry)
Galveston
42 Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore House Upload image
October 28, 1994
(#94001241)
8 Ninth Ave., N.
29°23′38″N 94°54′10″W / 29.393889°N 94.902778°W / 29.393889; -94.902778 (Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore House)
Texas City
43 Mosquito Fleet Berth, Pier 19 Upload image
April 21, 1975
(#75001981)
N end of 20th St., Pier 19
29°18′39″N 94°47′25″W / 29.310833°N 94.790278°W / 29.310833; -94.790278 (Mosquito Fleet Berth, Pier 19)
Galveston
44 Old Galveston Customhouse
Old Galveston Customhouse
August 25, 1970
(#70000747)
Southeast corner 20th and Post Office (Ave. E) Sts.
29°18′18″N 94°47′23″W / 29.305°N 94.789722°W / 29.305; -94.789722 (Old Galveston Customhouse)
Galveston
45 Pix Building
Pix Building
August 14, 1984
(#84001713)
2128 Postoffice St.
29°18′18″N 94°47′32″W / 29.305°N 94.792222°W / 29.305; -94.792222 (Pix Building)
Galveston
46 Point Bolivar Lighthouse
Point Bolivar Lighthouse
August 18, 1977
(#77001445)
TX 87
29°22′00″N 94°46′00″W / 29.366667°N 94.766667°W / 29.366667; -94.766667 (Point Bolivar Lighthouse)
Port Bolivar
47 Powhatan House
Powhatan House
October 6, 1975
(#75001982)
3427 Ave. O
29°17′24″N 94°48′11″W / 29.29°N 94.803056°W / 29.29; -94.803056 (Powhatan House)
Galveston
48 Quigg-Baulard House Upload image
September 17, 2015
(#15000618)
2628 Broadway
29°59′32″N 94°47′48″W / 29.99228°N 94.796545°W / 29.99228; -94.796545 (Quigg-Baulard House)
Galveston
49 Reedy Chapel-AME Church
Reedy Chapel-AME Church
September 14, 1984
(#84001717)
2013 Broadway
29°18′00″N 94°47′19″W / 29.3°N 94.788611°W / 29.3; -94.788611 (Reedy Chapel-AME Church)
Galveston
50 Robinson Building
Robinson Building
August 14, 1984
(#84001720)
2009-2011 Postoffice St.
29°18′17″N 94°47′26″W / 29.304722°N 94.790556°W / 29.304722; -94.790556 (Robinson Building)
Galveston
51 Rosenberg Library
Rosenberg Library
August 14, 1984
(#84001722)
2310 Sealy St.
29°18′03″N 94°47′34″W / 29.300833°N 94.792778°W / 29.300833; -94.792778 (Rosenberg Library)
Galveston
52 Scottish Rite Cathedral
Scottish Rite Cathedral
August 14, 1984
(#84001724)
2128 Church St.
29°18′14″N 94°47′30″W / 29.303889°N 94.791667°W / 29.303889; -94.791667 (Scottish Rite Cathedral)
Galveston
53 George Sealy House
George Sealy House
October 28, 1969
(#69000205)
2424 Broadway
29°17′59″N 94°47′37″W / 29.299722°N 94.793611°W / 29.299722; -94.793611 (George Sealy House)
Galveston
54 The Settlement Historic District Upload image
May 17, 2010
(#10000268)
Centered on the intersection of N Bell Dr and the 100 block of S Bell Dr with cross-streets Carver Ave and Eunice St
29°22′58″N 94°58′38″W / 29.382778°N 94.977222°W / 29.382778; -94.977222 (The Settlement Historic District)
Texas City
55 M. W. Shaw Building
M. W. Shaw Building
August 14, 1984
(#84001728)
2427 Ave. D
29°18′16″N 94°47′45″W / 29.304444°N 94.795833°W / 29.304444; -94.795833 (M. W. Shaw Building)
Galveston
56 Silk Stocking Residential Historic District Upload image
May 10, 1996
(#96000539)
Roughly bounded by Ave. K, 23rd St., Ave. P, and 26th St.
29°17′42″N 94°47′30″W / 29.295°N 94.791667°W / 29.295; -94.791667 (Silk Stocking Residential Historic District)
Galveston
57 Ashbel Smith Building
Ashbel Smith Building
October 28, 1969
(#69000203)
914-916 Ave. B
29°18′48″N 94°46′44″W / 29.313333°N 94.778889°W / 29.313333; -94.778889 (Ashbel Smith Building)
Galveston
58 SS SELMA (steamship)
SS SELMA (steamship)
January 5, 1994
(#93001449)
Address Restricted
29°20′39″N 94°47′11″W / 29.344276°N 94.786407°W / 29.344276; -94.786407 (SS SELMA (steamship))
Galveston
59 St. Joseph's Church
St. Joseph's Church
December 12, 1976
(#76002032)
2202 Ave. K
29°17′57″N 94°47′26″W / 29.299167°N 94.790556°W / 29.299167; -94.790556 (St. Joseph's Church)
Galveston
60 St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral
June 4, 1973
(#73001964)
2011 Church Ave.
29°18′14″N 94°47′24″W / 29.303889°N 94.79°W / 29.303889; -94.79 (St. Mary's Cathedral)
Galveston
61 Star Drug Store
Star Drug Store
August 14, 1984
(#84001731)
510 23rd St.
29°18′14″N 94°47′35″W / 29.303889°N 94.793056°W / 29.303889; -94.793056 (Star Drug Store)
Galveston
62 Steffens-Drewa House Complex
Steffens-Drewa House Complex
December 1, 1988
(#88002671)
2701, 2705, and 2709 Ave. O
29°17′32″N 94°47′40″W / 29.292222°N 94.794444°W / 29.292222; -94.794444 (Steffens-Drewa House Complex)
Galveston
63 The Strand Historic District
The Strand Historic District
January 26, 1970
(#70000748)
Roughly bounded by Ave. A, 20th St., alley between Aves. C and D, and railroad depot
29°18′23″N 94°47′37″W / 29.306389°N 94.793611°W / 29.306389; -94.793611 (The Strand Historic District)
Galveston
64 Stringfellow Orchards Upload image
February 27, 2013
(#13000043)
7902 TX 6
29°21′00″N 95°01′01″W / 29.35011°N 95.01708°W / 29.35011; -95.01708 (Stringfellow Orchards)
Hitchcock
65 Sweeney-Royston House
Sweeney-Royston House
September 1, 1978
(#78002931)
2402 Ave. L
29°17′52″N 94°47′32″W / 29.297778°N 94.792222°W / 29.297778; -94.792222 (Sweeney-Royston House)
Galveston
66 Texas Building Upload image
August 14, 1984
(#84001734)
2200 Central Plaza
29°18′17″N 94°47′33″W / 29.304722°N 94.7925°W / 29.304722; -94.7925 (Texas Building)
Galveston
67 Texas Heroes Monument
Texas Heroes Monument
August 14, 1984
(#84001737)
25th and Broadway
29°17′57″N 94°47′39″W / 29.299167°N 94.794167°W / 29.299167; -94.794167 (Texas Heroes Monument)
Galveston
68 Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church
Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church
September 4, 1979
(#79002946)
22nd St. and Ave. G
29°18′08″N 94°47′31″W / 29.302222°N 94.791944°W / 29.302222; -94.791944 (Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church)
Galveston
69 Trueheart-Adriance Building
Trueheart-Adriance Building
July 14, 1971
(#71000933)
212 22nd St.
29°18′24″N 94°47′33″W / 29.306667°N 94.7925°W / 29.306667; -94.7925 (Trueheart-Adriance Building)
Galveston
70 U.S. National Bank
U.S. National Bank
August 14, 1984
(#84001739)
2201 Ave. D
29°18′19″N 94°47′34″W / 29.305278°N 94.792778°W / 29.305278; -94.792778 (U.S. National Bank)
Galveston
71 USS CAVALLA (submarine)
USS CAVALLA (submarine)
May 27, 2008
(#08000477)
East End of Seawolf Park
29°20′09″N 94°46′46″W / 29.335833°N 94.779444°W / 29.335833; -94.779444 (USS CAVALLA (submarine))
Galveston
72 USS HATTERAS (41GV68)
USS HATTERAS (41GV68)
January 28, 1977
(#77001567)
Address Restricted
Galveston Sunk 20 miles (32 km) off the Galveston coast during the Civil War.
73 USS STEWART
USS STEWART
July 12, 2007
(#07000689)
East End of Seawolf Park
29°20′09″N 94°46′46″W / 29.335833°N 94.779444°W / 29.335833; -94.779444 (USS STEWART)
Galveston
74 Samuel May Williams House
Samuel May Williams House
July 14, 1971
(#71000934)
3601 Ave. P
29°17′16″N 94°48′15″W / 29.287778°N 94.804167°W / 29.287778; -94.804167 (Samuel May Williams House)
Galveston
75 Willis-Moody Mansion
Willis-Moody Mansion
May 13, 1994
(#94000410)
2618 Broadway
29°17′57″N 94°47′46″W / 29.299167°N 94.796111°W / 29.299167; -94.796111 (Willis-Moody Mansion)
Galveston

Former listings[edit]

Four sites have been removed from the Register in Galveston County, three of which are due to being destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008.

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Balinese Room
Balinese Room
April 2, 1997
(#97000258)
January 8, 2009
2107 Seawall Blvd.
29°17′23″N 94°47′07″W / 29.2897°N 94.7853°W / 29.2897; -94.7853 (Balinese Room)
Galveston Destroyed by Hurricane Ike.
2 The Breakers Upload image
October 10, 1998
(#98001225)
January 8, 2009
TX 87 W. of Gilchrist
29°29′47″N 94°31′44″W / 29.4964°N 94.5289°W / 29.4964; -94.5289 (The Breakers)
Caplen Destroyed by Hurricane Ike 9/13/2008.[7]
3 Moser House Upload image
August 14, 1984
(#84001711)
January 8, 2009
509 19th St.
29°18′18″N 94°47′21″W / 29.305°N 94.7892°W / 29.305; -94.7892 (Moser House)
Caplen Destroyed by Hurricane Ike.
4 Ursuline Academy Upload image
1972
(#72001546)
1973
2600 Ave. N
Galveston Critically damaged by Hurricane Carla. Demolished in 1974.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes off of USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on May 19, 2017.
  3. ^ a b Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-24). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  6. ^ Address based on USPS website and United States District & Bankruptcy Court website. Accessed April 10, 2016.
  7. ^ Beaumont Enterprise