Custom House, Post Office and United States Court House

Custom House, Post Office and United States Court House (HM28MO)

Location: Galveston, TX 77550 Galveston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 18.327', W 94° 47.379'

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Authorized by
The Congress of the United States
* March 4, 1854 *
Construction completed
* March 31, 1864 *

This was the first building erected
by the United States of America
for civil uses in the State of Texas
The first session of the United States District Court
was held in this building January, 1861, prior to completion
The Honorable John C. Watrous
The first
United States District Judge
for the
State of Texas
as a result of the restoration the building is hereby redesignated
United States Court House - Federal Building
June 17, 1967
HM NumberHM28MO
Year Placed1967
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 326188 N 3243156
Decimal Degrees29.30545000, -94.78965000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 18.327', W 94° 47.379'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 18' 19.62" N, 94° 47' 22.74" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)409, 281
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1913 Postoffice St, Galveston TX 77550, US
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