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Galveston Historical Foundation

Juneteenth and General Orders, No. 3

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

Lost and Found

For decades, Tommie––a retired teacher––has traced the roots and outermost branches of Galveston’s prolific Black community.

Strand Summer Series

Experience historic downtown Galveston for the 2024 Strand Summer Series with free concerts and movies from April through September!

Plan A History-Making Galveston Visit

Make your Galveston visit a history-making one with stops at Galveston Historical Foundation's sites and experiences.

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