Galveston for Homeschools: Historical Topics


Galveston is rich with history that is great for homeschooling parents, and families who enjoy history, to create a satisfying educational field trip and vacation.

We have gathered a collection of a few topics that might give you a good start in the navigation bar on the left.

Before Your Visit

  • Browse the topical educational collections in the left navigation to see which ones meet your needs and resonate most with your family
  • Choose to visit some or all of the places recommended in each collection

During Your Visit

  • Pretend that you are a reporter and take notes, photos and video of each of the places you visit during your trip

After Your Visit

From the Blogs

The Grand Kids Festival Returns April 7th

Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018

The 23rd annual Grand Kids Festival is set for Saturday, April 7. Sponsored by The Grand 1894 Opera House, this fun, family event - with a special "pirate" theme - will take place from 10am-5pm in historic downtown Galveston's Cultural Arts District on Postoffice Street Read more.

First Week Winners Announcement

Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Prior to the annual Galveston FeatherFest, birders and photographers alike are encouraged to submit their photos for cash prizes! Here are the winners of Week 1: Read more.

UTMB Scientists Identify Enzyme Involved in Faulty Brain Cell Communication in Alzheimer's

Published: Friday, March 16, 2018

A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has provided researchers important insights about an enzyme within the brain that plays a critical role in Alzheimer's. Read more.

Lindsay Lives and Breathes All Things G-Town

Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Get a glimpse into the lives of some fascinating people who have made the journey to Galveston, Texas. Read more.

Magnolia Being Planted at City Hall in Loving Memory of Galveston's Own Steel Magnolia

Published: Thursday, March 08, 2018

Family, friends and colleagues will gather to honor Galveston’s own “Steel Magnolia” Lyda Ann Thomas by unveiling a tree planted in her memory by the Galveston Island Tree Conservancy. Read more. Video
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