The Rich History of Galveston Texas September 20, 2018
It all started out as a trading a raid post against the Spanish just after the first settlers arrived in 1827 but Galveston Island became free from Mexico by 1836, the same year that Texas did. There was a Canadian fur trader named Michel B. Menard and he purchased seven miles of the land. The price tag for that at the time was $50K but that land became the city of Galveston. It still had to...
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