Galveston Historic Overnights: Governor Lubbock's House

Built in 1876 by Francis Lubbock.

Credit: Treva Wygle, Plan-It Photography

About the Original Owners

Pictured: Francis Richard Lubbock, circa 1875.
Credit: House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College.

During the Civil War

Proclamation calling citizens of Galveston to military duty, May 25, 1862.
Credit: Civil War Broadside, Rosenberg Library, Galveston.
Pictured: Langbehn Bros. steamship services ad for shipping between Texas and Europe.
Credit: "Ocean Shipping," Texas State Historical Association.

Later Owners

Langbehn Bros, J. Moller & Co., steamship agents, outside their Adoue and Lobit offices and Bank [sic], ca. 1900.
Credit: Rosenberg Library, Galveston.

Changes to the House

Q: What was this property valued at in 1880?

A: $4,525.

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