Galveston Historical Foundation

Preservation U: Headstone Cleaning

oin us for a headstone cleaning workshop covering the best practices for cleaning, documenting and leveling a grave marker. Beyond cemetery care, these techniques and materials are also applicable to cleaning...

Haunted History

For an island that is no stranger to the strange, this Halloween season Galveston Historical Foundation is offering a breath-taking roster of uniquely created events for adult and youth alike.

Genteel Junque Returns October 20-22

An array of antiques, furniture, and home accessories will be available for sale at GHF's annual Genteel Junque sale of donated items.

Thunder & Blood: Strand Walking Tours

Galveston walking tours of crime and death on the historic Strand. Taken from newspaper and first-person accounts, #GalvestonHistory's Thunder & Blood Walking Tours recount many of the famous and infamous...

Anatomy of a Victorian

Today on the Gulf Coast, imagining July and August without air conditioning is a daunting if not downright frightening prospect. People have survived and thrived in hot, even tropical climates because we’ve...

ELISSA: Living History

VOLUNTEERS THAT BECOME FAMILY BY ELISABETH CARROLL PARKS, #GALVESTONHISTORY CONTRIBUTOR istory is routinely confined to books or museums. It’s often best understood that way, from an invested but safe...