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1838 Michel B. Menard Home
1604 33rd St.
Phone: (409)765-7834
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The 1838 Michel B. Menard Home is now the oldest building in Galveston.





1839 Samuel May Williams Home
3601 Avenue P
Phone: (409)762-3933
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In return for providing more than $100,000 in goods and services to Sam Houston's victorious army, the banker Samuel May Williams was granted Galveston Island.





1859 Ashton Villa
2328 Broadway
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Ashton Villa was built in 1858-59, the first of Galveston's Broadway "palaces." It is currently closed to the public.





1859 St. Joseph Church
2202 Avenue K
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St. Joseph's was built in 1859 for Galveston's sizable German population by German architect and builder Joseph Bleicke.





1861 Custom House
502 20th St.
Phone: (409)765-7834
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The Custom House is a Greek Revival public building is thought to be the first building in Galveston designed by an architect. It is currently home to The Galveston Historical Foundation.





1880 Garten Verein
2704 Avenue O
Phone: (409)765-7834
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The flamboyant octagonal Garten Verein was the center of 19th century refined social life in Galveston.





Bishop's Palace
1402 Broadway
Phone: (409)762-2475
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Galveston's grandest and best-known building, the Bishop?s Palace is an ornate delight of colored stone, intricately carved ornaments, rare woods, stained-glass windows, bronze dragons and other sculptures, luxury materials and furnishings, and impressive fireplaces from around the world.





Moody Mansion Museum
2618 Broadway
Phone: (409)762-7668
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Moody Mansion has 32 rooms filled with opulent furnishings and Moody family heirlooms.





The Grand 1894 Opera House
2020 Post Office St.
Phone: (409)763-7173
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The Grand is one of the few remaining theatres of its era in Texas and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. As further recognition of its importance to the citizens of Texas, in 1993 the 73rd Texas Legislature proclaimed The Grand "The Official Opera House of Texas."


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