Rehabilitation Efforts Begin On 1892 Bishop’s Palace

Rehabilitation Efforts Begin On 1892 Bishop’s Palace

Bishop's Palace 2014Galveston Island, Texas- Galveston Historical Foundation begins restoration on the Walter and Josephine Gresham House also known as Bishop’s Palace this month. For a house in its 123rd year of life, ongoing maintenance and restoration work are crucial to its preservation. When it’s … Read More

Galveston Historical Foundation Announces 2014 Heritage at Risk List

Galveston Historical Foundation Announces 2014 Heritage at Risk List

GHFGalveston Island, Texas– Each year, Galveston Historical Foundation asks the public for nominations to the “Heritage at Risk” list of historic sites and properties in Galveston County. Houses on the list are at risk of being lost due to damage, neglect … Read More

“Galveston Firsts” Lecture Series to Honor City’s 175TH Anniversary

“Galveston Firsts” Lecture Series to Honor City’s  175TH Anniversary

Galveston Island, Texas– Galveston Historical Foundation will honor the 175th anniversary of the City of Galveston with special lectures and tours at the historic Menard Campus, 3302 Avenue O. Remaining lectures will take place at 2 p.m. on Sundays  … Read More