I Old Galveston
I Love Old Galveston
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 …
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.
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.