Electric Bicycle Rental and Scuba Diving in Downtown Galveston

Galveston is one of the country’s best year-round destinations, offering visitors and locals alike gorgeous weather and plenty of sunshine to enjoy in every season. Thanks to the area’s mild temperatures and beautiful coastal location, there’s no end to the outdoor fun in Galveston. One of Galveston’s most popular attractions is The Strand Historic District, […]

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Seawolf Park in Galveston: Submarine & Military History

Seawolf Park, located in historic Galveston, is a maritime tribute to one of the most overlooked groups of heroes in modern history: the brave submariners of World War II. This small fleet of underwater vessels and the courageous men who manned them were instrumental in winning WWII. Although they accounted for only two percent of […]

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Hidden Architectural Beauties of Galveston

Hiding within the bounds of Historic Galveston, two magnificent pieces of yesterday stand as a testament to the artistic beauty of days gone by. These properties once served as a symbol of prosperity, of culture, and of possibility. Today, visitors from the world-over stop to wonder in amazement at this pair of hand-crafted masterpieces that […]

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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

Couples seeking more than your average romantic weekend getaways in Galveston, find the Tremont House Hotel to hit the proper notes of comfort, luxury, and amorous enjoyment – something a bit more exciting than the typical romantic hotel. For those trying to find that perfect location, we, at Mitchell Historic Properties, are delighted to suggest […]

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How Did Galveston Get Its Name?

Every town and city has a name, and each name has a story behind it. For all those who’ve ever wondered, “How did Galveston get its name?” and about all the stories surrounding it, sit down and get comfortable.   The Man Behind The Name   Despite being the town’s namesake, Bernardo de Galvez never […]

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The Rosenberg Historic Building in Galveston: History and Architecture

The historic Rosenberg Building in Galveston is a three-story building which was constructed in 1871. You will find it located on Strand Street directly across from Saengerfest Park. Currently, the building has a number of retail tenants on the ground floor and seven apartments up above, one of which is currently for lease. The building […]

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Historic Properties to Visit on Galveston Island after the Tour is Over

The Galveston Historic Homes Tour takes place from April 30th through May 8, giving the public the opportunity to check out Galveston’s amazing architectural history. Tours lead guests through privately-owned historic properties in Galveston. In addition to the buildings showcased on the tour, Galveston is also home to other historic properties, many of which are […]

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The Perks of Leasing a Business in a Historic Commercial Property

Why lease a business or retail space in a historic property? When you own a business, one of your first considerations is location, because a good location can be the difference between success and failure. There is no shortage of commercial properties on the market and, along with location and leasing costs, you also have […]

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