Texas Independence Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Galveston: Samuel May Williams Home

This rare combination of Creole-plantation and New England architectural styles was built in 1838 for Samuel May Williams, secretary to Stephen F. Austin and founder of the Texas Navy. The house is the second oldest residential building still standing on the island, and is currently a private residence.


  • 3601 Avenue P
  • Galveston, Texas
  • 77550


Hours & Fees

  • Private residence.

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