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Galveston Historic Homes Tour offers glimpse at island’s architectural history this May

The Galveston Historic Homes Tour will return this May.

Tickets can be found to buy online upfront for $35. Ticket costs will enhance to $40 on April 26.



Tours might be held on May 1, 2, 8, and 9, from 10 a.m. to six p.m. No excursions might be provided on weekdays. Tickets will embrace entry to 10 taking part properties, which might be seen in any order. Tickets are non-refundable and are solely good for the weekend chosen.

Guests might be required to put on face masks whereas contained in the properties.

Bondies-Robertson House, Built 1877, Additions and Alterations 1886-1904 – 1212 Sealy

George and Sarah Prendergast House, Built 1886, Addition 1901 – 2007 Avenue M

Dr. Frederick and Adelaide Fisher House, Built 1888/Improved 1894, 1934 – 3503 Avenue P

League-Kempner House, Built 1893, 1920 Nicholas J. Clayton, Architect; Additions and Alterations Birdsall Briscoe (Rehabilitation in Progress) – 1702 Broadway

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Sealy and Mary Hutchings House, Built 1896 George B. Stowe, Architect – 2805 Avenue O

Charles and Elise Eickholt House, Built 1898 – 2319 Avenue M

Benjamin Dolson Tenant House, Built 1905 – 1723 Mechanic

William and Edna Crawford House, Built 1913 – 1408 Avenue N

John and Cordia Sweeny Tenant House, Built 1914 – 3125 Avenue O

Ronald and Annie Caskie House, Built 1916 – 2805 Avenue P

In addition to normal excursions, the Galveston’s annual properties tour will function quite a few particular occasions, together with a Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch held in the1880 Garten Verein on May 9 between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Entry, priced between $65 and $75 per particular person, contains breakfast, a Mother’s day corsage, stay music, and extra.

Saturday, May 1, a happy hour event might be held at the Galveston Historic Seaport. For $30, attendees will obtain complimentary drink tickets and entry to each the visiting Tall Ship Nao SANTA MARIA and the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA. Additional drinks might be accessible for buy.

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On May 7, for $150, visitors can get pleasure from a multi course dinner and special tour at the 1895 Moody Mansion. Attendees will obtain a complimentary Homes Tour ticket.

For further details about the Galveston Historic Homes Tour, go to galvestonhistory.org.

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