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Julius Ruhl Home. One of many homes in Galveston, Texas with widow's walks.

A widow's walk also known as a "widow's watch" (or roofwalk) is a railed rooftop platform often with a small enclosed cupola frequently found on 19th-century North American coastal houses. A popular romantic myth holds that the platform was used to observe vessels at sea.

A widow's walk also known as a "widow's watch" (or roofwalk) is a railed rooftop platform often with a small enclosed cupola frequently found on 19th-century North American coastal houses. A popular romantic myth holds that the platform was used to observe vessels at sea.

Widows Walk Where does a widow walk?

In Ray Bradbury's screenplay for Moby Dick there are some elaborate camera "leaps" when the Pequod is setting sail.

Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow's Walk

Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow's Walk

Behind a locked door up a steep winding staircase is a Widow's Walk atop the Rogers mansion. Views over the town, no vi...

Behind a locked door up a steep winding staircase is a Widow's Walk atop the Rogers mansion. Views over the town, no vi.

Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a Nantucket-style dormer and widow's walk.

Widow's walk and roof dormer. Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a Nantucket-style dormer and widow's walk.

Widow's Walk House with Tim Holtz Roof Die

Widow's Walk House with Tim Holtz Roof Die

Antique Widows' Walk; Architectural Salvage; Cast Iron Widow's Walk; Garden Fencing; Garden Fence; Widows Walk; Fixer Upper; Widows Walk by LynnMichelleDesign on Etsy

Antique Widows' Walk; Architectural Salvage; Cast Iron Widow's Walk; Garden Fencing; Garden Fence; Widows Walk; Fixer Upper; Widows Walk by LynnMichelleDesign on Etsy