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You Will Find Tea and Tours at the Gresham House Next Month

Enjoy a special guided tour of the 1892 Bishop’s Palace, 1402 Broadway, complete with a specialty tea and light snacks. Held on May 20th and June 24th, tours are $30 per person for adults, $18 per person for youth 18 and under. Tours begin at 2 p.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.

The Bishop’s Palace (a.k.a. Gresham House) is a contributing building in the East End Historic District, a National Historic Landmark. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places at the national level of significance in the area of architecture. Architectural historians list the Bishop’s Palace (Gresham House) as one of the most significant of Victorian residences in the country.

The house was designed by famed Galveston architect Nicholas Clayton and was built from 1887 to 1892 for Colonel Walter Gresham and his wife Josephine, with whom he had nine children. The interior spaces are grand with exotic materials such as a pair of Sienna marble columns flanking the entrance hall. You can get a look at this beautifully architected palace when you participate in this special guided tour!

Even though Riverbend Apartment Homes in League City, Texas provides you with all of the comfort, convenience, and entertainment you could possibly desire, we encourage our residents to venture outside of our apartment community and explore all that the city has to offer!

Event Time/Date:
Sunday, June 24, 2018—2:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Bishop’s Palace
1402 Broadway Avenue J
Galveston, Texas 77550

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