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9781934645796

Walking Historic Galveston: A Guide to Its Neighborhoods

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    9781934645796

  • ISBN10:

    1934645796

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-01
  • Publisher: Eakin Press
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Walking Historic Galveston: A Guide to its Neighborhoods is the city¿s first practical, comprehensive walking guide of the Island¿s most concentrated historic areas with interesting anecdotes about the people of their past. Written in a very readable voice, the book is designed for the ¿Everyman¿ who wanders the city streets and wonders about the inside human stories of those who lived, loved, and worked in the unusual buildings that survived them.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Struttin' on the Strand and Ship Mechanic's Rowp. 1
East End Historical Districtp. 21
West Side Wanderingp. 22
East Side Storiesp. 39
Broadway Promenadep. 55
Silk Stocking Strollp. 73
Seawall Excursionp. 91
Roarin' Twenties Realms in the Denver Resurveyp. 105
Cedar Lawn-Against the Gridp. 119
Roaming the Kempner Park Neighborhoodp. 135
Lost Bayou District, Foundp. 155
Appendixp. 173
Bibliographyp. 177
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