I Old Galveston

History lingers here. History lives.©
A unique and fun new blogazine and collectibles showcase exploring the history, legends, and lore of vintage Galveston, Texas


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I Love Old Galveston

The Fun and Exciting New Project as Unique as the City Herself

From her heady Victorian days as the Queen of Cotton and one of the wealthiest cities in the nation, to the apocalyptic hurricane in 1900 that very nearly wiped her off the map, to the wild and woolly era of Prohibition when rum-running and illegal gambling brought the money back to town, Galveston is a richly historic city unlike any other.

So join us on this fun and fascinating journey as we celebrate her triumphs, mourn her tragedies, and marvel at her tenacity to endure, this tiny town on a sliver of a sandbar, the special place we all love …


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The Author

Before leaping headlong into the deep mists of Galveston’s past, a brief departure is in order. Who, you might be wondering, is the author here? Whose collection is it? And how did this all come about?

To answer these questions, you can meet our author in the usual way and also, more creatively, in the three articles of our introductory series, which introduce the voice and provide the personal context that spawned this project in the first place.

The Articles

Topics for new articles each month run the full gamut of Galveston history, from the famous to the infamous, from Victorian days to the Free State era, but always with the aim of getting, and sometimes setting, the record straight. Find the in-depth stories here you won’t find anywhere else!

Whether you were born on the island or just have a fondness for this fabulous old burg, you’re sure to learn a thing or two and have fun in the process!

The Collection


Book Reviews

Get the skinny from our own author on the Galveston titles in our library.

Vintage Treats

Put on that apron and step back in time with a vintage recipe from an authentic source.

Oh Shoot!

Take a photographic stroll through the streets and byways of old Galveston.

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