Details for Trube House (Atlas Number 5167011581)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167011581


Marker Number 11581
Atlas Number 5167011581
Marker Title Trube House
Index Entry Trube House
Address 1627 Ave I
City Galveston
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 326617
UTM Northing 3242905
Subject Codes
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This Danish castle-inspired home was built in 1890 by John Clement Trube, who came in his youth from Kiel, Denmark. His architect was Alfred Muller. A successful businessman, trube married Veronica Durst, an heir of early Texan Peter Durst; Family had nine children. "Castle" has withstood many gulf storms: Is still owned and occupied by members of Trube family. Solid brick structure has Belgian cement finish. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965