Details for Lockhart House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167007518


Marker Number 7518
Atlas Number 5167007518
Marker Title Lockhart House
Index Entry Lockhart House
Address 1502 Ball Ave.
City Galveston
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 326803
UTM Northing 3242935
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Queen Anne (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1981
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text The first portion of this Queen Anne house was built before 1889 as a one-story cottage. About 1894, during the ownership of William B. Lockhart (1860-1923), it was enlarged by raising the original section to the second floor and adding a new ground floor. A son-in-law of Walter Gresham, builder of the Bishop's Palace, Lockhart became a prominent justice of county and federal courts. The house was later owned by his son John W. Lockhart (1891-1971), also a noted judge. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981

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