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Beached Galveston Whale Raises Concerns and Curiosities
April 29, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Back in December, a 44-foot sei whale (Balaenoptera borealis) washed ashore and died on the Galveston coastline near the Terramar subdivision. It was sighted by a passerby who spied it rolling in the waves, its spout the only clear sign that it was alive. A crowd gathered, including a local dolphin rescue group and machinery […]

Not the second-largest port for nothin’: Join us for the Summer Energy Teacher Workshop
July 29, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

When most people think of a port city, they think of beaches and a lot of waterfront property. They think of palm trees and salty sea breezes. But not all port cities are on the coast. In the United States, there are numerous inland ports (ports on fresh waterways) such as those in Milwaukee and […]

Richard Dowling, The Battle of Sabine Pass, and The Davis Guards Medal
August 25, 2011 · 2 Comments

In Texas! The Exhibition you can view hundreds of objects, each with fascinating back stories. Some of these amazing artifacts belonged to well known national heroes and some to local heroes. As I stroll through the exhibit’s Civil War section, I’m often drawn to one small and shiny object named the Davis Guards medal. I’m […]

Second Saturday – Celebrating Texas Pioneers
November 8, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Celebrating Texas Pioneers is the theme for Novembers Second Saturday event at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land. Downtown we are exhibiting Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America through Galveston Islandwhich explores the history of Galveston Island acting as a port of entry for immigrants to America.  At our Second Saturday event in Sugar […]



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