Tag Archives: Galveston Texas

Happy Juneteenth!

Why is June 19th known as Juneteenth? The answer is rooted in history. “Juneteenth is an African-American holiday that celebrates the emancipation of slaves in Texas in 1865.” Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Blue Water is Back in Galveston Texas

We went last year when the water was blue. We had the best time. Time to head back down to the beach.🌴🌴🌴🏖️🏄🏽‍♀️🏊🏽‍♀️ Beautiful blue water has rolled ashore onto Galveston Island, just in time for perfect beach weather. It’s such … Continue reading

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