(November 1, 1839 - December 9, 1916)A native of Ireland, Nicholas Joseph Clayton emigrated to Ohio with his widowed mother in the early 1840s. After serving in the Union navy during the Civil War, he joined the Memphis architectural firm of Jones and Baldwin. In 1872 he was sent to Galveston to supervise construction of two company projects, the First Presbyterian Church and the Tremont Hotel. Attracted by the city's vitality and growth, he stayed to open his own architectural office.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 1:50am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 325629 N 3243335|
|Decimal Degrees||29.30698333, -94.79543333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 18.419', W 94° 47.726'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 18' 25.14" N, 94° 47' 43.56" W|
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|Area Code(s)||409, 281|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2300-2398 Avenue B, Galveston TX 77550, US|
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