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History of Galveston Pirates

Galveston history is rich with the stories of piracy and privateers. Galveston pirating peaked later than piracy in many other parts of the world. Strengthening naval powers made piracy a more dangerous business than it had been in the past, but many pirates and privateers found the risks to be worthwhile.   What are Privateers? […]

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Enjoy Your Extended Stay in Galveston’s Historical Lofts

When staying in Galveston, consider skipping the mundane hotels and spending time at one of the beautiful historic Galveston lofts. These lofts allow you to enjoy points of interest in the area and relax in unique surroundings. So skip the hotel stay and explore one of the following beautiful lofts.   The Butterowe Building The ground floor […]

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8 Picture Perfect Galveston Locations for Your Engagement Photo Shoot

For any wedding, there will almost certainly be pictures – maybe only a few, maybe enough to make a memory card error out. But, before tying the knot, you may want to commemorate the engagement with something a little more polished than a selfie with the fiancé and the engagement ring. When immortalizing the feelings […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Galveston Party Venue for your Event

Big events in your life are likely going to require big event venue rentals for you and yours to properly celebrate. Mitchell Historic Properties offers a selection of party venues suitable for all kinds of event plans. If you’re still figuring out how to choose a venue, or trying to decide which of our spaces […]

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4 Great Reasons to Host Events in Saengerfest Park

Longtime Galveston residents know that there’s almost always a party of some sort happening in Saengerfest Park. Whether it’s big events like Mardi Gras or smaller – but no less fun – ones like Music Night or Movie Night, entertainment is never far away. Why is the park a popular event hotspot? Here are four […]

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5 Cool Things About Galveston’s Harbor House

Among all the hotels that are available to stay in when visiting Galveston, only one is right on the waterfront, the Harbor House Hotel. And with it being on the water, it’s got a few things going for it that you’re not going to find elsewhere in Galveston. 1. Historic Location Like a lot of […]

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Creating the Ultimate Galveston Romantic Getaway at the Tremont House

When you want to get away for a romantic weekend vacation, or even a long-delayed honeymoon, you may be wondering where to go that will hit the proper notes of comfort, luxury and amorous enjoyment – something a bit more exciting than the typical motel. For those trying to find that perfect location, we, at […]

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