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Berlocher Row. One of the earliest commercial blocks in Galveston, this row of three three-story brick buildings was constructed for John Berlocher by builder John Brown. The easternmost building, 2309 Mechanic, was erected in 1858. The westernmos…
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Samuel May Williams. . (Front) In memory of Samuel May Williams Born in Providence, R. I. October 4, 1795 Died in Galveston, Texas September 13, 1858 His wife Sarah Scott Williams Born in Kentucky December 7, 1807 Died in Galveston, …
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Catherine Isabel Cox Sherman. . Wife of General Sidney Sherman Born April 27, 1815 Died January 20, 1865. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.getElementById('inscription1').…
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Nicholas D. Labadie. . Nicholas Descomps Labadie was born in Canada in 1802. In Missouri, he trained for the priesthood and later changed to the study of medicine. In 1831, he moved to Texas, serving as post surgeon at Anahuac. He served in the Se…
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Michel B. Menard. (December 5, 1805 - September 2, 1856). A native of Canada, Michel B. Menard came to Texas in 1829. He lived in Nacogdoches and Liberty before settling in Galveston in 1833. He was one of the signers of the Texas Declaration of I…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CVM_warren-d-c-hall_Galveston-TX.html
Warren D. C. Hall. (1788 - April 8, 1867). North Carolina native Warren DeWitt Clinton Hall was an early immigrant to Texas who took part in several military expeditions against Spain and Mexico. He served as acting Secretary of War for the Republ…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CVK_louis-trezevant-wigfall_Galveston-TX.html
Louis Trezevant Wigfall. April 21, 1816 - February 18, 1874. Native South Carolinian, Sergeant in Seminole War, lawyer, member Texas Legislature, an ardent secessionist as United States Senator from 1859 to 1861, visited Fort Sumter with surrender…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CVJ_nahor-biggs-yard_Galveston-TX.html
Nahor Biggs Yard. (March 12, 1816 - May 5, 1889. In 1838 New Jersey native Nahor Biggs Yard arrived in the new town of Galveston and built one of the city's first residences. Yard enjoyed success in business but is best remembered for his distingu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28RJ_hutchings-sealy-co_Galveston-TX.html
This impressive building contains grey and pink granite, red Texas sandstone, and buff colored terra cotta. Designed in the Neo-Renaissance style by Galveston architect Nicholas J. Clayton, it was built in 1895 for the banking firm of Ball, Hutchi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28RH_hendley-row_Galveston-TX.html
The Firm of William Hendley & Co. was founded in 1845. The partnership consisted of William Hendley, Capt. Joseph J. Hendley, John L. Sleight, and Phillip Gildersleeve. This firm, with Brower and Neilson of New York, started the "Texas and New Y…
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