Galveston History & Heritage

A bustling maritime port and the birthplace of Juneteenth celebrations, Galveston celebrates its rich history and heritage.

First settled in the 16th century, Galveston's citizens have weathered civil war, survived monumental storms, and created celebrations that spread to the nation.

pictured: 1892 Bishop's Palace

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Learn more about the African American history and heritage in Galveston, TX with important historical monuments, buildings, parks, and more.

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Spend your time in Galveston, TX at some of the city's historic buildings and homes, such as the 1895 Moody Mansion, the Bryan Museum, and more.

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Uncover Galveston's rich history, from its early beginnings to modern, family-oriented efforts to keep Galveston, TX's history alive.

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2310 Sealy St
Galveston, Unknown 77550

History & Heritage

1918 Postoffice St
Galveston, Texas 77550