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Galveston Sights

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Ranked #1 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Ranked among the top 100 homes in the U.S. for its architectural significance, this ornate 1893 building was the home to the... more » Owner description: Ranked among the top 100 homes in the U.S. for its architectural significance, this ornate 1893 building was the home to the family of Walter Gresham, a former Confederate colonel and U.S. Congressman. « less
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Ranked #2 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #3 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Ships; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums
Owner description: This elegant late 19th-century mansion of red brick, limestone and terra cotta tile, houses a collection of decorative arts,... more » Owner description: This elegant late 19th-century mansion of red brick, limestone and terra cotta tile, houses a collection of decorative arts, silver and furnishings associated with the Moodys, one of the city's most prominent families. « less
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Ranked #5 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
Owner description: We are a family friendly fishing pier. We offer rod rentals, bait, cold drinks, sno cones, wine, cold beer, margaritas,... more » Owner description: We are a family friendly fishing pier. We offer rod rentals, bait, cold drinks, sno cones, wine, cold beer, margaritas, snacks, pizza, hot dogs, gifts, and lots of fun. In addition to having a pier for fishing, we also have an observation deck for those who dont want to fish, but want to sit above the water and enjoy the cool breeze of the Gulf of Mexico. « less
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Ranked #6 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks

The Historic Strand District is so close that the cruise terminal really adds value before or after your cruise. There are plenty of shops and great places to eat that are all in... more »

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Ranked #7 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Walk along this eight-mile seawall built to protect Galveston from the raging winds and waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Ranked #8 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #9 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Galveston has some of the finest examples of Victorian architecture, including this one. Col. James Moreau Brown bought land... more » Owner description: Galveston has some of the finest examples of Victorian architecture, including this one. Col. James Moreau Brown bought land on the corner of 23rd and Broadway streets in Galveston to build his future home. Brown designed Ashton Villa by studing several architectural pattern books and modified his building plans accordingly. The villa was built in 1858 and completed in 1859 with slaves and European craftsmen. It is considered to be one of the first brick structures in the state. « less
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Ranked #10 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Marinas
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Ranked #11 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
The historic area of Galveston noted for its beautiful old buildings
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Ranked #12 of 15 Sights & Landmarks in Galveston
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
The oldest newspaper in Texas was founded in this scenic building back in the late 1800s.
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