A signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, Michel B. Menard obtained the original land grant for Galveston and mapped the grid of streets that exists to this day, what he called “that wild project of Galveston” in an early letter.
Menard built his classic Southern mansion in 1838 as a showplace in the Greek Revival style. (The house was actually constructed in Maine, and then shipped in pieces to Galveston, as was the Samuel May Williams house.)
Constructed near McKinney’s Bayou (which
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