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Galveston’s Hispanic History

GHF recognizes Galveston's Hispanic history with a collection of a few of the many contributions Hispanic-American's have made to the region and nation.

Galveston’s Place in Texas Baseball History

Although Abner Doubleday's notability as one of the game's founders might be up for debate, his bringing baseball to Galveston in 1867 isn't in question.

Protecting Historic Coastal Cities

Understanding how coastal communities around the world have adapted to these challenging environments can help identify not only the strategies to better prepare our vulnerable cities, but also the attitudes...


Heritage At Risk List

Every year, Galveston Historical Foundation (GHF) compiles a list of historic sites in Galveston County that are at risk of being lost. The “danger” can be in the form of damage, neglect or proposed development. The...


Dickens on The Strand Entertainers

Dickens on The Strand

DICKENS ON THE STRAND RETURNS – DECEMBER 6-8! Brush off your bowlers and prepare your petticoats as Galveston Historical Foundation presents the 46th annual Dickens on The Strand. Held the first weekend in December, the...

“You’re History!” October Events

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.

Bishop’s Palace Christmas Tours

Step into the 1892 Bishop's Palace for this special tour highlighting the National Historic Landmark's holiday decorations! Featuring six Christmas trees, live greenery, Poinsettias and more, you'll learn about the...

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