Galveston Historical Foundation

Texas Independance Day Tours

1838 Menard House 1605 33rd Street, Galveston, TX, United States

Galveston Island played a significant part in the history of Texas’ independence from Mexico and the formation of the Republic of Texas. Michele Menard, the owner of the Menard House, was a delegate to the Texas Convention of 1836 and signed the Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico. In 1840, he served Galveston County in […]