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Historic Trube Castle. Galveston, TX! Loved growing up spending summer days at the beach here. Good memories.

Grand Staircase, Bishop’s Palace, Galveston, TX. I don't see the point of a fireplace in the entryway in the days of central heating systems, but I do love a grand staircase and stained glass windows.

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1961 Hurricane Carla, Galveston Texas (I remember Carla😟) Galveston Hurricane, Texas Hurricane, Hurricane History, Galveston Texas, Galveston Island, Galveston Seawall, Road Trip Essentials, Road Trip Hacks, Road Trips

TX, Galveston, Murdoch's - Hurricane Carla, the first Category 5 hurricane of the 1961 season, hitting Galveston (as a Category 4 hurricane) on September 11, 1961.

Grade Raising of Galveston, Wooden bridge over the canal at Street 1900 Galveston Hurricane, Texas Hurricane, Galveston Texas, Galveston Island, Texas City Explosion, Texas Texans, Country Music Concerts, San Francisco Earthquake

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Grade Raising of Galveston, Wooden bridge over the canal at 23rd Street

Photograph labeled Dredge Boat Holm dredging the Galveston Grade Raising Canal 1900 Galveston Hurricane, Texas Hurricane, Galveston Texas, Galveston Island, Texas City Explosion, Country Music Concerts, San Francisco Earthquake, Family Vacation Spots

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TX, Galveston - After the 1900 Hurricane - drudge boat working the grade raising of a canal

Notorious pirate Jean Lafitte settled here in 1817 Galveston Texas, Galveston Island, Jean Lafitte, Only In Texas, Family Vacation Spots, Texas History, Pirates Of The Caribbean, The Good Old Days, Abandoned Places

TX, Galveston - Notorious pirate Jean Lafitte settled here in 1817 with his buccaneers; continued his forays against Spanish shipping in the Gulf. His home, Maison Rouge (Red House), was part of his fort; upper story was pierced for cannons. Luxuriously furnished with booty from captured ships. Leaving Galveston in 1821, upon demand of the US, he burned his home, fort and whole village; then sailed to Yucatan. In 1870, structure was built over old cellars and foundations of Maison Rouge.

The Hotel Galvez in Galveston circa It still stands today. Family Vacation Spots, Vacation Trips, Vacations, Coast Hotels, Galveston Island, Texas Pride, Texas History, Travel Memories, Old West

Hotel History - Hotel Galvez Key Step in Galveston’s Recovery Following 1900 Storm

The only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast - Hotel Galvez & Spa is an integral part of Galveston’s history and a symbol of the community’s resilience following the 1900 Storm.

TX, Grade Raising of Galveston, The houses in each partitioned area are lifted on wooden stilts. An elevated boardwalk leads from the street to the house, while slurry is pumped in to fill under the structures. Texas History, Local History, Galveston Hurricane, Duck Tour, Texas Coast, Family Vacation Spots, Galveston Island, Beach Hotels, Architecture Details

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TX, Grade Raising of Galveston, The houses in each partitioned area are lifted on wooden stilts. An elevated boardwalk leads from the street to the house, while slurry is pumped in to fill under the structures.