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Artifacts. Stories.: Battle of Galveston Part 3 - The Watchmen - E5

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In Episode Five of Artifacts. Stories., I 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.

 

 

Last year, I decided it was time to learn more of Galveston's colorful history. This video series is some of what I learned.  I understand that this is not a cinematic work of art. I'm simply sharing what I learned. If you have any suggestions for improvement - or story ideas! -  please post them in the Disqus comments below.

If you missed other episodes, here's some links:

The Wooden Paver

The Panoramic Sketch

Battle of Gavleston Part 1:  The Cannon Balls

Battle of Galveston Part 2 - "My Father Is Here" - E4

As I add more episodes, you'll be able to find them at galveston.com/stories.

We are also publishing Rosenberg Treasures of the Month at galveston.com/rosenbergtreasures.

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Article written by Lee Roane

Lee Roane is President of Galveston.com & Company and occasionally is inspired to write a blog.

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