This Day in Texas History: Pirate Resigns as Ruler of Galveston Island

This Day in Texas History: Pirate Resigns as Ruler of Galveston Island July 31, 1817 On this day in 1817, pirate Louis Michel Aury resigned

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This Day in Texas History: Galveston’s Ashton Villa Restored

This Day in Texas History: Galveston’s Ashton Villa Restored July 25, 1974 On this day in 1974, the restored Ashton Villa, one of the first

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This day in Texas History: Virginia Point Benefits from Galveston Island Bridge

This day in Texas History: Virginia Point Benefits from Galveston Island Bridge February 06, 1860 On this day in 1860, the Galveston, Houston and Henderson

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This Day in Texas History: Juneteenth

This Day in Texas History: Juneteenth June 19, 1865 On June 19 1865, Union general Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and issued General Order Number

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This Day in Texas History: The Battle of San Jacinto

This Day in Texas History: The Battle of San Jacinto April 21, 1836 The battle of San Jacinto was the concluding military event of the Texas

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This day in Texas History: Eve of the Battle of San Jacinto

This day in Texas History: Eve of the Battle of San Jacinto April 20, 1836 After admonishing his troops to remember the massacres at San Antonio and

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This Day in Texas History: Secessionist Fire-Eater Dies

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Secessionist Fire-Eater Dies February18,1874 On this day in 1874, secessionist leader Louis T. Wigfall died

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1/6/2013 Daily Image: Galveston Mardi Gras Remnant

  1/6/2013 Daily Image: Mardi Gras Remnant Outside the Tremont House (an amazing hotel you should at least visit) in Galveston is this vivid remnant from the

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This Day in Texas History: Galveston Connects to Virginia Point by Railroad Bridge

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Galveston Connects to Virginia Point by Railroad Bridge February 06, 1860 On this day in

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This Day in Texas History: J. J. Schott Opens Galveston Pharmacy

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) J. J. Schott Opens Galveston Pharmacy December 17, 1867 On this day in 1867, Justus

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