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Heritage Park is Corpus Christi's historic park which hosts and supports many art and cultural activities, as well as a variety of community events throughout the year. Come and step back in time at this historic cultural center where several Victorian-style homes now stand. The park is overseen by the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department.
HISTORIC & BEAUTIFUL
There are twelve historical Corpus Christi homes located in Heritage Park. Many of these are recorded Texas Historical Landmarks, the oldest one dating back to 1851. Each home pays tribute to the area’s ethnic and cultural diversity. If you are interested in learning more about the history of Corpus Christi, visiting Heritage Park is an excellent place to begin your history lesson.
- Merriman-Bobys House
- Britton-Evans 'Centennial' House*
- S. Julius Lichenstein House
- Simon Gugenheim House
- Galván House
- Grande-Grossman House
- Littles-Martin House
- Sidbury House
- Jalufka-Govatos House
- Ward-McCampbell House
- Lawrence House
- Steamboat House (future restoration project)
*The Centennial House is not located in Heritage Park, it is located at 411 N. Upper Broadway Street (map link). This historic house is available for public tours. For more information about this house, please call (361) 882-8691.
Contact Information & More
Address: 1581 N. Chaparral Street
This scenic park is a favorite spot for weddings and other special occasions, as well as community events. Facilities that are available for meetings and private rentals include the Galván House, the Courtyard, Central Plaza and the Lytton Memorial Rose Garden. To set up an appointment for your special event rental, contact our staff at (361) 826-3414 to get started. We will guide you through the rest. Recommended safety procedures are considerations for rentals during the COVID pandemic.
► VIDEO - Virtual Walk Through of the Galvan House at Heritage Park (includes rental information)