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East End Historic District

Galveston, Texas
County of Galveston.
National Register Number: 75001979
Resource type: District.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: TX-14 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Residential district.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 11, 1976):
Galveston was for many years the state's largest city, flourishing as a port, financial center and trading emporium. Many of its 19th century nabobs built impressive houses in the east end of the city. They include the ornate Bishop's Palace (1887-93) by Nicholas J. Clayton.

Houses in the East End Historic District are generally in good repair and are protected by a local historic district designation.

Therea are no changes to the landmark at this time.

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