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Inside Galveston’s 1887 Colonel Walter Gresham House

January 22, 2018
Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Designed by noted Texas architect Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s 1887 Colonel Walter Gresham House (Bishop’s Palace) now serves as a museum. Best bits? Those tile gargoyles on the roof! Also, those shell motif windows in the dining room!

 

More information on the Bishop’s Palace here.

 

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