Juneteenth to Receive Official Texas Historical Marker

Juneteenth to Receive Official Texas Historical Marker

Galveston Island, Texas– The Texas Historical Commission (THC) has recognized the events that occurred in Galveston on June 19, 1865 as a significant part of Texas history by awarding Juneteenth an Official Texas Historical Marker. The designation honors Juneteenth as an important and … 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