Sweeney-Royston House

Sweeney-Royston House (HM13CS)

Location: Galveston, TX 77550 Galveston County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 17.88', W 94° 47.561'

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James Moreau Brown (1821-1895), builder of Ashton Villa, erected this home in 1885 as a wedding gift for his daughter Matilda (1865-1926) and her husband Thomas Sweeney (d. 1905). Attributed to architect Nicholas J. Clayton, the Victorian cottage features angular dormer windows and a mariner's wheel motif in the front porch balustrade. Judge Mart Royston, noted lawyer and civic leader, and his two sisters occupied the residence from 1911 until 1954.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1978
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HM NumberHM13CS
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Marker Number11571
Year Placed1978
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 5:27pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 325881 N 3242335
Decimal Degrees29.29800000, -94.79268333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 17.88', W 94° 47.561'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 17' 52.80" N, 94° 47' 33.66" W
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Area Code(s)409, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2402 Avenue L, Galveston TX 77550, US
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