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September 2020

Galveston Harbor Sunset Tour

September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Galveston Historic Seaport, 2200 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$30

See Galveston Harbor up close aboard Seagull II on the Historic Harbor Tour and Dolphin Watch, Texas Seaport Museum’s 50-foot twin-engine motor vessel. Fast, stable, and sheltered, she was built specifically for harbor sight-seeing excursions and education and is a perfect platform for waterborne experiential learning. The boat is U.S. Coast Guard certified and her operators are fully licensed and knowledgeable about the history and lore of her home waters. Seagull II has a comfortable main deck, sheltered from sun…

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Houston Deco Live Lecture

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

When it comes to Art Deco, Southeast Texas is rarely cited in the same breath as New York, Los Angeles, or Miami. However, there is a wealth of modernistic design here, including setback skyscrapers in downtown Houston, finely detailed office and apartment buildings in Galveston and Beaumont, and impressive public buildings and courthouses in cities and towns across the region. The structures date from a period between the late 1920s and early 1950s during which Texas used architecture to help…

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Basement to Attic Tour

September 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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1892 Bishop’s Palace, 1402 Broadway Avenue J
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$30
Bishop's Palace Basement to Attic Tours

Offering participants a rare look into parts of the National Historic Landmark that are typically off-limits, the 1892 Bishop’s Palace Basement to Attic Tours feature Mrs. Gresham’s studio. An exclusive third-floor view to a truly one of a kind panoramic of the Gulf of Mexico. Tickets are limited to 8 total guests and are $30 per person. Built of stone and steel for the railroad magnate Walter Gresham and his family, this famous house was designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s…

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