James N. Davis House

James N. Davis House (HM2L5L)

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N 29° 17.8', W 94° 47.529'

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James Nathaniel "Nat" Davis (d. 1902) built this two-story galleried residence in 1899. The designer was Charles W. Bulger, a Galveston architect. As a reporter for the Galveston Daily News, Davis wrote some of the earliest accounts of the destructive 1900 hurricane. After he drowned two years later, his wife Ella (Rust) rented several rooms of the house. One tenant, Frank Chauncy Patten (1855-1934), was the first librarian of Galveston's Rosenberg Library.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979
HM NumberHM2L5L
Year Placed1979
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 325930 N 3242186
Decimal Degrees29.29666667, -94.79215000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 17.8', W 94° 47.529'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 17' 48" N, 94° 47' 31.74" W
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