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Galveston, TX Historic Strand District, Harbor & Tourism

Posted: May 28, 2017 at 4:20 pm   /   Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Tourist Attractions

Galveston Tourism There is so very much to do and see in Galveston, Texas! This post will feature the historic Strand area of downtown as well as the harbor, shrimp boats, fishing and more. Did you know that Galveston is also known as the City of Oleanders? Oleander flowers can be viewed on a profusion […]

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Galveston, Texas Estuaries, Marshes and Fisheries

Posted: May 30, 2016 at 4:19 pm   /   Galveston, Houston Metro Area

Galveston Come along for a scenic tour with pictures and YouTube videos as you’ll get yet another look at what makes Galveston, Texas a special place. Shrimp Boats A common site able to be viewed in Galveston are the abundance of shrimp boats. This is in addition to other fishing and pleasure boats in and […]

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St. Patrick Catholic Church in Galveston & Saint Patrick

Posted: March 26, 2016 at 2:24 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

Galveston Attraction How is St. Patrick, St. Patrick’s Church and a Galveston attraction in Texas all tied together? Stay tuned. St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Galveston is certainly an attraction if only to see the beautiful architecture. It is another one of noted architect Nicolas J. Clayton’s designs of which which he had more than […]

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Eaton Memorial Chapel Galveston & Storm of the Century

Posted: March 26, 2016 at 12:43 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

Galveston Attraction The focus of this article is Eaton Memorial Chapel and my original linocut print. It will also concern itself with hurricanes on Galveston Island including the “storm of the century” in 1900. Eaton Memorial Chapel is one of the two oldest historical churches on Galveston Island.  It is another beautiful and elegant structure […]

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church + Galveston, TX History

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 11:51 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

History of Galveston Many people going on a Galveston, TX. vacation might be interested in learning a bit of the history of Galveston. They also might like knowing a bit more about the dazzling white Moorish designed Sacred Heart Church which can hardly escape notice if they are driving into town on the main street […]

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Galveston Island Beaches & Old Red ~ UTMB Medical School

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 10:32 pm   /   Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

Galveston Vacation Many people think of Galveston for one reason only…a Galveston vacation. After all, this barrier island located just 45 miles southeast of Houston has miles and miles of beaches luring those who like to play in the sand and surf. But some people come to Galveston Island to get an education at UTMB […]

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Historic Bishop’s Palace ~ Galveston Attraction

Posted: March 24, 2016 at 7:15 pm   /   Galveston, Historic Buildings, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

Things to Do in Houston… To escape some of the summertime heat in Houston a day trip to Galveston Island is always pleasant. It is always degrees cooler down there with saltwater breezes blowing in from the Gulf of Mexico. A Galveston attraction worth seeing while there is the amazing Bishop’s Palace. It is easy […]

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Railroad Train Museum in Galveston, TX

Posted: March 22, 2016 at 6:54 pm   /   Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Museums

Galveston Attraction This is a tribute to the Railroad Museum in Galveston, Texas. We have great memories of it prior to the devastation of Hurricane Ike.  It blasted through this area in September of the year 2008. Enjoy the photos! We happen to live in west Houston which is about 70 miles from Galveston.  Although […]

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