2618 Broadway, Galveston, TX 77550 - United States
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The restored 1895 family home of W.L. Moody, Jr., whose fortune was built in Texas banking, insurance, hotels, ranching, cotton factoring and publishing. Mr. Moody was among the 10 wealthiest people in America in the mid-1900s. The 30,000-square-foot mansion is faithfully restored, filled with family furnishings and personal effects, and open daily for public tours.
Fashion Follows Function
This is a new exhibit about how Mary Moody Northen grew from shy debutante to wife and socialite to head of more than 50 family businesses, philanthropist and adventurer, and how her wardrobe reflected those evolving roles.
Self-guided audio tours are available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and behind-the-scenes tours are offered Friday through Sunday at 4:15 p.m.
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