Galveston Historical Foundation

Playground of the Southwest is Born: Part I

From nude night swims to women’s revolt against woolen swim dresses, the origins of 19th and early 20th century sea bathing in Galveston is a Spring Break story worth telling.

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...