Being born into a prominent family
comes with expectations for success, and
Galveston’s George Seeligson Sr. (1841-1912)
surely met and surpassed any ambitions
that his parents, former Galveston Mayor
Michael Seeligson (1797-1867) and Adelaide
Gottschalk (1797-1870), had for him.
I was curious if you knew anything about the Galveston City Stock company that was issued soon after Texas won its independence. My wife restores furniture and we found two Galveston City Stock certificates in an old desk she bought. I started doing some research and it’s an incredible story…
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa,
Kathleen Ward immigrated to the
United States when she was 8 years
old. Her family settled in Texas, and
Kathleen grew up in League City and
Recently, our resident yellow garden spider, lovingly named “Charlotte,” had a mishap when she and her intricate labyrinth were inadvertently swept away by the removal of vines.
The Grand 1894 Opera House will reopen with a new season on Saturday, November 13 at 8pm when the world-renowned Asleep at the Wheel takes center stage as they celebrate their 50th Anniversary Tour.
Tickets can be purchased at the box office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com.
As the city begins to navigate its new post-COVID normal, locals and seafood lovers are asking "when and where is the Galveston Shrimp Festival?" Yaga's Entertainment, Inc. is bringing the fan favorite Shrimp Gumbo Cook-Off and many other festivities back to the Strand District this September 24-25 to kick off the dearly missed festival season.
Beaches aren't all Galveston has to offer. Local theater productions, contemporary art exhibits and other family events that always inspires.
Enjoy inspirational interiors, decorating and gardens from those that help shape Galveston Island style.
Where to find lunch, brunch, dinner covering casual to fine dining. These places are not afraid to try new things. Hope you're hungry.
The portion of Galveston’s Strand Street between 20th and 25th Streets is called simply, “The Strand.”
presents a multi-part series on the history of the Galveston Fire Department.
Built after the Storm of 1900 to protect Galveston from future storms.
Histories of the incredibly rich past of the architecture in Galveston.