Galveston Historical Foundation

Juneteenth and General Order No. 3

Juneteenth and General Order, No. 3, read on June 19, 1865 and announced that all slaves were free, is one of Galveston's most important historical moments.

‘Ship To Shore’ Experience to Debut at Galveston Historic Seaport This Summer

Galveston’s historic immigration story comes alive at Ship To Shore. A new experience set to open this summer at Galveston Historical Foundation’s Galveston Historic Seaport.

Jason Lee’s ‘Galveston’ Photography Release Celebrates GHF’s Sesquicentennial

In celebration of Galveston Historical Foundation's 150th anniversary, a new collection of photographs taken by noted photographer and actor Jason Lee is now available for pre-order.

Lost Restaurants of Galveston’s African American Community

Lost Restaurants of Galveston's African American Community celebrates Galveston's culinary history through 144 pages, over 50 images, and incredible recipes.

Galveston Harbor Tours at Sunset

Enjoy a sunset cruise through Galveston Harbor onboard GHF's SEAGULL II!

1877 Tall Ship ELISSA Sail Training

GHF’s Texas Seaport Museum is seeking hardy volunteers to learn the ropes on board the Official Tall Ship of Texas in the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA Sail Training program. Sail training on ELISSA gives the...



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