Details for Thomas Chubb House (Atlas Number 5167000326)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167000326


Marker Number 326
Atlas Number 5167000326
Marker Title Thomas Chubb House
Index Entry Chubb, Thomas, House
Address 1417 Sealy
City Galveston
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 326833
UTM Northing 3242925
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1981
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This two-story Greek revival residence was constructed in the 1850s. During the Civil War it was the home of Commodore Thomas Chubb (1811-1890), a veteran of the Texas Revolution. Captured by Union naval forces on Galveston Bay, he returned to the city following the war and served as the port's harbor master. Later owners of the house include wholesaler John C. Wallis and Galveston district attorney and political leader Walter Gresham. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980