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East End Historic District

Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
+1 409-772-1011
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A small area of restored Victorian buildings

The East End Historic district covers a few blocks, so is easy to walk. There are information... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2017
BandMK
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London
Combine two attractions in one trip!

We enjoy the uniqueness of Galveston and a big part of this are the homes located East of downtown... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2017
texmarc
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Longview, Texas
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Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

The East End Historic district covers a few blocks, so is easy to walk. There are information boards at regular intervals along the streets, which give a potted history of the buildings on that block. There is the usual offerings of souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes...More

1  Thank BandMK
Reviewed February 17, 2017

We enjoy the uniqueness of Galveston and a big part of this are the homes located East of downtown. And after Hurricane Ike, you can combine viewing these home with a collection of sculptures carved from the victims of the hurricane, the trees located in...More

2  Thank texmarc
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We rode around the historic district on a segway tour. Enjoyed viewing all the homes and their unique features. Definitely worth a tour thru the area.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful old historic district! You need a car or some great walking shoes! There are so many beautiful streets with terrific historic houses. I wish I had had the time to take a guided tour to learn more about this amazing collection of...More

Thank Pomerols
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Family members are renting a house in this historic district. While visiting, we took their dogs for a walk to see the architecture and enjoy the fresh air. Many of the homes have plaques that provide a bit of history about original owners. The one...More

1  Thank M M
Reviewed December 27, 2016

While on our Carriage Ride the driver took us through the Historic District and provided us with information on the history of the town and the homes.

Thank Trena B
Reviewed December 1, 2016

To be honest, I didn't do a lot of research prior to going to Galveston as I usually do. But I learned so much while I was there, including about the few big hurricanes that have battered the island over the century or so. The...More

2  Thank mds0701
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Nice and pleasant stroll- the Tree sculptures are in the same area so we can catch 2 birds at the same time.

2  Thank Sara K
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Many many old historical homes and probably the most Victorian homes I've seen outside of San Francisco. Many have been beautifully restored and yet many others are in various states of disrepair. They are painted in almost every color of the rainbow and provide an...More

1  Thank JimH88011
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Hubs n I love driving and walking the area to check out the painted ladies of Texas. There are more Victorian era homes in Galveston than anywhere else I've been in Texas. The houses are so interesting, flowering shrubs n trees are beautiful as well.

1  Thank BeachbumAggie
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