Details for The Moody Home (Atlas Number 5167007534)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167007534


Marker Number 7534
Atlas Number 5167007534
Marker Title The Moody Home
Index Entry Moody Home, The
Address 2618 Broadway
City Galveston
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 325575
UTM Northing 3242476
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term)
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Family residence, W. L. Moody, Jr. built about 1894, and for many years home of Mr. Moody, prominent financier and philanthropist who established the Moody Foundation. Late Victorian architecture said to have been first Texas residence built on steel frame. Has magnificent stained glass windows, ornate ceilings, rare handcarved woodwork. A large handsome home, famed for its hospitality. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967