Come explore the oldest and most historic cemetery in Galveston. Take a walking tour of the Broadway Cemetery, and come see where the most famous citizens of Galveston and Texas are laid to rest and hear their stories. Find out the history of funeral practices and cemeteries in Galveston. Hear famous and infamous stories about Galveston's former residents including Lizzie Alberti (committed filicide), Bettie Brown (allegedly haunts Ashton Villa), General John Magruder (hero of Galveston during the Civil War), George Childress (author of the Texas Declaration of Independence who committed suicide), and Michel Menard and Samuel May Williams (founders of Galveston) as you stand over where they are interred.

Amenities

  • Historic
  • Local Owned
  • Family Friendly