Details for Julius H. Ruhl Residence (Atlas Number 5167007168)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167007168


Marker Number 7168
Atlas Number 5167007168
Marker Title Julius H. Ruhl Residence
Index Entry Ruhl, Julius H., Residence
Address 1428 Sealy
City Galveston
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 326883
UTM Northing 3242925
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Italianate
Marker Year 1984
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text A native of Prussia, Julius H. Ruhl came to Galveston in 1872. He served as cashier and clerk for the mercantile firm of Kauffman & Runge until his death in 1882. This home, which Ruhl had constructed in 1874-75, remained in his family until 1962. The residence exhibits Italianate detailing and features a fine, two-story porch with classical colonettes, a bracketed cornice along the roof line, and a central triangular pediment. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984