"The Cradle"

"The Cradle" (HM14D6)

Location: Galveston, TX 77550 Galveston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 17.474', W 94° 47.807'

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Building in which in 1891 Misses Betty Ballinger and Hally Bryan founded the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, a society for historical preservation.

This Victorian structure was then library of "The Oaks," family home of the founders, who were descendants of William H. Jack, a soldier in 1836 Texas victory at San Jacinto and an official of the Republic. First president (1891-1908) of D. R. T. was widow of last Texas president, Anson Jones.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1962
HM NumberHM14D6
Marker Number8240
Year Placed1962
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 1:31am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 325471 N 3241591
Decimal Degrees29.29123333, -94.79678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 17.474', W 94° 47.807'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 17' 28.44" N, 94° 47' 48.42" W
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Area Code(s)409, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2902 Avenue O 1/2, Galveston TX 77550, US
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