Details for Eaton Memorial Chapel (Atlas Number 5167007435)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167007435


Marker Number 7435
Atlas Number 5167007435
Marker Title Eaton Memorial Chapel
Index Entry Eaton Memorial Chapel
Address 2216 Ball St.
City Galveston
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 325972
UTM Northing 3242876
Subject Codes philanthropy; churches; Georgian Revial (Architectural style); Roman Catholic denomination
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Designed by noted architect Nicholas Clayton. Gothic revival style. Dedicated as memorial in 1882 to the Rev. Benjamin Eaton, founding rector, 1841-71. Half of funds provided by the Ladies' Parochial Society; half by financier Henry Rosenberg. After city-wide fire 1885, chapel was used by St. Paul's German Presbyterian Church. Center of parish life 1900-01 and 1925-27 during church repair. Renovated in 1946 and 1966. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970