Mount Vernon Is Where the Heart Is

One woman’s journey to save the third oldest African Methodist Episcopal Church in Texas.
By Breezy Lake-Wolfe

Palestine, Texas- Mount Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church, located in Palestine, Texas, was organized as a church and school by freedmen in the early 1870s. The 142 year old church stands in the … Read More

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 … Read More

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