John M. Jones House

John M. Jones House (HM2MYH)

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N 29° 17.927', W 94° 47.102'

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John Maxwell Jones, a native of Delaware, came to Galveston in 1839 and opened a jewelry store on The Strand. Active in area commerce, he helped organize the First National Bank of Galveston. His wife Henrietta was the daughter of French composer Jacques Offenbach. This Greek Revival house served as their home prior to 1867. It was later owned by banker Henry Rosenberg, businessman Joe Levy, and County Judge E. B. Holman.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979
Year Placed1979
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at 10:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 326625 N 3242410
Decimal Degrees29.29878333, -94.78503333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 17.927', W 94° 47.102'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 17' 55.62" N, 94° 47' 6.1199999999998" W
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