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Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival, Fireworks and More in Galveston over Labor Day Weekend

There is still plenty of summer left to celebrate! Whether you’re a beer-lover or simply seeking some fun, free beach activities, Labor Day weekend will be the perfect time to visit Galveston Island.

Artifacts. Stories.: Battle of Galveston Part 2 - The Watchmen - E5

We join Kathleen Maca, author of 'Galveston's Broadway Cemeteries',  on the roof of the Hendley Building where the JOLO Guard stood watch during the Civil War. Rosenberg Library's Museum Curator, Eleanor Barton, shows the JOLO Guard's log book.

Rosenberg Treasure of the Month: August 2018 - 1850 Galveston Bay Survey Post

During the month of August, Rosenberg Library will exhibit a cedar post used in the first U.S. Coastal Survey of Galveston Bay in 1850. This artifact was found at Flanders Station and was donated to the library by S.M. Wilcox in 1925.

Fishing Reports: Keeper Ling Within a Mile of the Jetties

Our bay/jetty trips produced excellent catches on shark, especially bonnethead sharks. We also found larger stingray and a keeper ling within a mile of the jetties this morning.

18 Photographs in 72 Hours by Nikola Olic

This photography collection represents a weekend in Galveston by Nikola Olic, a photographer living and working in Dallas, Texas, focusing on architectural photography and abstract structural quotes.

7 Surprising Things to Do In Galveston This Summer

There is far more to do in Galveston this summer than hitting the beach, check it out!

Humans of Galveston: A Bird in the Hand

Just about every week she rounds up some friends and heads down to The Strand. There, she pours some peanuts into her hand watches as other friends arrive – these of the feathered variety: a flock of pigeons that eagerly climb onto her outstretched hand.

Fishing Reports: 29 Kingfish, Several Stingrays to 180 lbs

We had a light northeast wind and found clear water beyond 25 miles and picked up 29 kingfish. Largest catches of the week were several stingrays to 180 lbs. and today a hammerhead over 8 ft. was caught and released unharmed. 

Artifacts. Stories.: Battle of Galveston Part 2 - "My Father Is Here" - E4

We visit the grave of a union soldier killed in the Civil War battle known as the Battle of Galveston. Rosenberg Library's Museum Curator, Eleanor Barton, shows two sketches of the battle.

Fishing Reports: Last Week For Red Snapper In Federal Waters For Charters

Most red snapper limits are coming from 23 to 30 plus miles out. Catching kingfish 11 to 30 miles out on rocks, wrecks ,oil platforms, and buoys.