Galveston, Texas has saltwater breezes and sun-drenched beaches. It lures visitors from near and far. Seagulls fill the air with their feathered flight. The ever-present seabirds also sit on the beaches watching the continual Gulf of Mexico waters coursing into the shoreline. Their unique cries punctuate the lapping of the waves plus the laughter and […]
Well Known Song People from across the globe are often familiar with the City of Galveston because of the song written by Jimmy Webb and sung by Glen Campbell. Those of us who live close to this city located next to the sun-drenched beaches of the Gulf of Mexico can identify with many of the […]
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 […]
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 he had more than a passing interest. He was a parishioner of this parish.
The focus of this article is Eaton Memorial Chapel + shows my original linocut print. It will also concern itself with hurricanes on Galveston Island including the “storm of the century” in 1900. This church is a historic beauty!