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Texas: Bolivar Point Lighthouse at Galveston (2 hrs and 17 mins from parents' house)

Bolivar Point Lighthouse

Texas: Bolivar Point Lighthouse at Galveston (2 hrs and 17 mins from parents' house)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, built in 1904 in Galveston, Texas!!! Now tht I know it's in Texas I want to go to it

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Galveston. Architect Nicholas Clayton designed the French Romanesque building which was situated at 13th and Broadway, facing south. It is modeled after the Great Synagogue in Toledo, Spain. The original building was destroyed by a storm on September 8, 1900, a storm that became the worst natural disaster to ever strike the United States. The destruction was complete except for two stained glass windows, the Mass bell, the statue of the Sacred Heart and the…

Galveston Pleasure Pier at Dawn- Dave and the boys, nursing their hangovers, discuss where to go for breakfast after a their big night out

Galveston Pleasure Pier at Dawn

Seagulls on the beach in Galveston with the Galveston Pleasure Pier in the background

Close up to entrance of Ursuline Convent 1894  The main Victorian Gothic building, constructed by Nicholas J. Clayton along with the convent in the mid-1890s, sheltered more than 1,000 refugees during the Galveston hurricane of 1900.  Hurricane Carla damaged both the academy and convent in 1961, and the buildings were subsequently demolished. The campus chapel, redesigned by Clayton, stood from 1871 to 1961, while the convent remained from 1854 to 1973.

Close up to entrance of Ursuline Convent 1894 The main Victorian Gothic building, constructed by Nicholas J. Clayton along with the convent in the mid-1890s, sheltered more than 1,000 refugees during the Galveston hurricane of 1900. Hurricane Carla damaged both the academy and convent in 1961, and the buildings were subsequently demolished. The campus chapel, redesigned by Clayton, stood from 1871 to 1961, while the convent remained from 1854 to 1973.

Galveston Island photography by Vadim Troshkin. Various print sizes available for purchase online by clicking image.

GALVESTON.COM: Official Website of Galveston Island, Texas Tourism & Marketing - Galveston, TX

Galveston Island photography by Vadim Troshkin. Various print sizes available for purchase online by clicking image.

The University of North Texas Libraries’ Portal to Texas History program is a digital gateway that works with 70 collaborative partners to provide access to historical materials across the state. The Moore Memorial Public Library in Texas City contributed more than 300 photos of the Texas City Disaster (above), the worst industrial accident in U.S. history, which took place April 16, 1947.

[The view from Galveston after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

The University of North Texas Libraries’ Portal to Texas History program is a digital gateway that works with 70 collaborative partners to provide access to historical materials across the state. The Moore Memorial Public Library in Texas City contributed more than 300 photos of the Texas City Disaster (above), the worst industrial accident in U.S. history, which took place April 16, 1947.

In 2008, Hurricane Ike ripped through Texas leaving massive flooding and what turned out to be about $19.3 billion in damage. In Houston, the task of docum

Then-and-Now Photos of the Devastation and Recovery After Hurricane Ike

In 2008, Hurricane Ike ripped through Texas leaving massive flooding and what turned out to be about $19.3 billion in damage. In Houston, the task of

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Kettle House, Galveston, TX

Explore j.barriault's photos on Flickr. j.barriault has uploaded 520 photos to Flickr.

Ft. Crockett, Texas and the occupation of Veracruz, Mexico 1914

Ft. Crockett, Texas and the occupation of Veracruz, Mexico 1914

Ft. Crockett, Texas and the occupation of Veracruz, Mexico 1914