I Old Galveston

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

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I Love Old Galveston

A Fun and Fascinating Project as Unique as the City Herself

From her early reign as the Queen of Cotton and one of the wealthiest cities in the nation, to the apocalyptic hurricane of 1900 that forever changed her regal trajectory and very nearly wiped her off the map, to the wild and woolly days of Prohibition when bootleg liquor and illegal gambling brought the money back to town, Galveston’s unique history forged a distinctive American city unlike any other.

Join us on a fun and fascinating journey of discovery into the rich history of a tenacious little town on a sliver of a sandbar, that Grande Dame of the Gulf we all love …

Galveston!

The Blog

Who says history can’t be fun—or funny? Not us!

Ride along with our IBC author as she shares some personal anecdotes and offers her opinions on all things Galvez, spiced up with a pinch of Pythonesque humor. Enjoy!

The Articles

Get the untold stories of Galveston you won’t find anywhere else!

Topics for our deeply researched articles run the 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.

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.

The Author

Before leaping headlong into the deep mists of Galveston’s past, who, you might be wondering, is the author here? Whose collection is it? And how did this all come about?

Find out all about our author in the usual way and, more creatively, in the three articles of our introductory series, which provides the personal context that spawned this project in the first place.