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Galveston County, Texas Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in Galveston County, Texas.

Bishop's Palace (Gresham's Castle)

Bishop's Palace (Gresham's Castle)

Galveston, Galveston County, Texas
This ornate Victorian house has been listed by the Library of Congress as one of the fourteen most representative Victorian structures in the nation. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Galveston owns the house and offers tours.

Galveston Seawall

Galveston Seawall

Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, 77550
Constructed in 1902, the Galveston Seawall was built after the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 for protection from future hurricanes. The seawall is 10 miles (16 km) long. It is approximately 17 feet (5.2 m) high, and 16 feet (4.9 m) thick at its base.

USS Stewart (DE-238)

USS Stewart (DE-238)

Galveston, Galveston County, Texas
USS Stewart (DE-238) is an Edsall class destroyer escort. It is one of only two preserved U.S. destroyer escorts and the only surviving example of her class.

Top 10 Most Popular Galveston County Landmarks

  1. Galveston Seawall
  2. Bishop's Palace (Gresham's Castle)
  3. USS Stewart (DE-238)
  4. Saint Joseph's Church
  5. Seawolf Park
  6. Tall Ship Elissa
  7. Moody Gardens
  8. Texas Heroes Monument
  9. Ocean Star Offshore Oil Rig & Museum
  10. Lone Star Flight Museum

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