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History of Toujouse Bar at The Tremont House
05/07/2014

History of Toujouse Bar at The Tremont House

A plaque in the Toujouse Bar in The Tremont House shares a little history on the historic bar. It reads, “The year was 1872 and in the bustling port city of Galveston, young Henry Toujouse recently arrived from France. He found work at the Opera...
Harbor House Hotel and Marina At-a-Glance
04/07/2014

Harbor House Hotel and Marina At-a-Glance

Harbor House Hotel sits on the site of an early Galveston Steamship Terminal and, today, provides a vantage point for portside ship watching and is the hotel of choice for cruise ship passengers seeking pre- and post- cruise excursions on the island. ...
02/11/2014

The Free State of Galveston

Galveston Island earned the whimsical nickname the “Free State of Galveston” during the early-to-mid-20th century due to its not so secretive illegal activity. Gambling, bootlegging and vice-oriented businesses were all major contributors to the success ...
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