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On your next trip to Galveston Island, consider supporting one of these wonderful black-owned tourism businesses.
Location: 2217 Strand St
At the Juneteenth Legacy Project Headquarters art gallery, visitors can see the stunning, 5,000 square foot art installation chronicling the emancipation of Black people in Galveston on the outside of the building. Inside, the gallery offers a journey through African American history from the 1800s to present day.
The gallery features sculptures and paintings by local Black artists, plus a reflection area. The Juneteenth Legacy Headquarters is located at 22nd and Strand Street.
Location: 715 N Holiday Dr (Galveston Yacht Basin)
In The Zone's fishing charter boat is a 26 foot Grady White with twin 200 motors, all the power needed to fit all your fishing needs! Come out and give In The Zone Fishing Charters the opportunity to take you on an adventure like you've never experienced before!
Important links to Galveston’s African American heritage can be found throughout the city, in the form of historic buildings, monuments, and parks.
With our new interactive app, you have the ability to plan your entire trip in the palm of you hand. For instance, if you want to have a self-guided tour of these African American historic places, select "itineraries" then choose "African American History Tour."
A lot of people aren’t aware that Galveston was where Juneteenth, a monumental event in U. S. history occurred. This day has come to be known as Juneteenth, Freedom Day or Emancipation Day. Take this self-guided Freedom Walk to learn about 5 historic sites and their importance to Juneteenth.
Where the Texas Coast begins.
by Cody Neathery
by J.R. Shaw
by J.R. Shaw