Williams-Tucker House, 1837-40

Williams-Tucker House, 1837-40 (HM13F0)

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

N 29° 17.268', W 94° 48.256'

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Built by Samuel May Williams, a founder of Galveston, secretary to Stephen F. Austin, postmaster and land agent of Austin colony. Organized first Texas bank, was father of Texas navy and shipping industry. As envoy to the U. S., failed to get loan for Texas War for Independence, but gave $150,000 of his own money (a tenth of the cost).

House, framed in Maine, was shipped to Texas on a schooner.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1964
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HM NumberHM13F0
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Marker Number11596
Year Placed1964
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 7:49pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 324738 N 3241222
Decimal Degrees29.28780000, -94.80426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 17.268', W 94° 48.256'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 17' 16.08" N, 94° 48' 15.36" W
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Area Code(s)409, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3601 Bernardo De Galvez Ave, Galveston TX 77550, US
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