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2310 Sealy Street, Galveston, TX 77550-2220
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Galveston History Vignettes
Enjoy these articles courtesy of the Galveston & Texas History Center Click herePast In-House Displays
(Click the picture to see the article)
1900 Storm surge map
Remembering Those Who
Made An Unwitting Sacrifice
Chutes Park water ride
Chutes Park Offered Beachgoers
Waves of Summer Fun
Hotel Galvez
Back in the Day:  Galveston in 1911
Hotel Galvez
Pleasure Palace: Galveston's Casino
Handling the Multitudes:
Traffic Control on Seawall Boulevard

Wildlife by the Water's Edge:
The Beach Hotel's Animal Menagerie

Spectacular Spectacular in Galveson Vernacular
East End Flats

Mountain Speedway Remembered
Jack Johnson
Jack Johnson, Heavyweight
1909 Storm
The Seawall's First Test:
Galveston's 1909 Storm
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Historic Galveston DairiesHistoric Galveston Diary Industry: Star and Gallagher Dairies

Beacon in the Dark:  Galveston's Slogan Sign
Colorful Postcards Beckon to Galveston's Past
East End Flats
Electric Park:
Blazing Lights, Enchanted Nights
Electric Park at Night
Electric Park 2: Electric Excitement for Galveston's Tourists
East End Flats
Reclaiming the Swamp:
Galveston's East End Flats  1833 - 1954
Google Earth screenshot
1900 Storm in Google Earth
20th & Ball
The 1900 Storm - a slideshow
Jack Johnson
Hurricane Ike: Rosenberg Library Recovery
- a slideshow