Galveston Historical Foundation’s Genteel Junque Sale

Galveston Island, Texas – An array of antiques, furniture and home accessories will be available for sale at Galveston Historical Foundation’s annual sale of donated items. Held at the Architectural Salvage Warehouse, 2228 Broadway inside GHF’s 1940 Sears Building, the sale will emphasize high-quality antiques, furniture and art in good condition. A preview evening with light refreshments will be held on Friday, October 17th from 5 – 8 p.m. with complimentary admission to GHF members beginning at 5 p.m. The general public can get a head start on the sale beginning at 6 p.m. for $15. Admission is free on Saturday, October 18 and will be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Proceeds from the sales of items benefit Galveston Historical Foundation. Incorporated in 1954, GHF is one of the nation’s largest local preservation organizations. Over the last 50 years, the foundation has expanded its mission to encompass community redevelopment, public education, historic preservation advocacy, maritime preservation and stewardship of historic properties. Today, GHF has over 2,000 memberships representing individuals, families, and businesses across Texas, the US and abroad and exerts a profound impact on the culture and economy of the Island.

GHF asks community members to donate their no-longer-needed treasures for the sale. Pick-up of donated items is available upon request. To schedule pick-up of items for donation, please contact Craig Cahill at 409-750-9108 ext. 1300 or

For more information, please contact Matthew Pelz, Director of Preservation Services, at 409-750-9108 ext. 1301 or

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