Wildflower Chasing and Cemetery Searching In Galveston

Galveston City Cemetery

Galveston Island, Texas- The island’s historic City Cemetery on Broadway is floating on a sea of firewheels and coreposis this May. Known for being the final resting place of many who died in the Great Hurricane of 1900, the cemeteries are also known for the yellow blanket of Texas wildflowers … Read More

1877 Tall Ship Elissa Seamanship Training Begins

Tall Ship Elissa Galveston Island, Texas– Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum is seeking hardy volunteers to learn the ropes on board the 1877 iron barque ELISSA and help maintain the National Historic Landmark tall ship. … Read More

Galveston Heritage Festival to Debut August 15th

Galveston Island, Texas– Book your passage now for Galveston Historical Foundation’s newest event, the Galveston Heritage Festival! Enjoy music, food and entertainment from numerous cultural groups and organizations from throughout Texas while learning more about the early days of immigration through the Port of Galveston. Held in Kempner Park at … Read More