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Trube House
 Galveston Galveston County Texas

Trube House

This Danish castle-inspired home was built in 1890 by John Clement Trube, who came in his youth from Kiel, Denmark. His architect was Alfred Muller. A successful businessman, trube married Veronica Durst, an heir of early Texan Peter Durst; Family had nine children. "Castle" has withstood many gulf storms: Is still owned and occupied by members of Trube family. Solid brick structure has Belgian cement finish. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965

1627 Ave I Galveston, Texas

Galveston County

Year Erected: 1965

Marker Type: Medallion & Plate

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