Battle of Galveston Walking Tour
January 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
One event on January 4, 2020 at 10:00 am
One event on January 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm
The Battle of Galveston, which took place during the early morning hours of January 1, 1863, is widely acknowledged as the most important military event in Galveston’s history. Played out on both land and sea over the course of several months, the Battle of Galveston ended with Confederate forces driving out the Union ships that had held Galveston Harbor since October 1862.
Join noted historian, Ed Cotham, for a walking tour of downtown Galveston as he shares the history of this battle and offers access to view the setting of the battle from locations including the 1859 Hendley Building. Tours will be held on Saturday, January 4 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person and reservations are required.