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Artifacts. Stories.: The Panoramic Sketch

The Panoramic Sketch

Artifacts. Stories.

Last Updated: June 15, 2019 by Lee Roane | Virtually Galveston, Videos, History, Artifacts. Stories.


In Episode 2 of my video series, Artifacts. Stories., my right-hand man, Chris Aleman, joins Eleanor Barton to talk about a sketch of the harbor and downtown drawn in 1855. At the time, docks were extending into the bay about a quarter of a mile. Where Pier 21 is today, there was water. Horse-drawn wagons carried cargo to downtown. George Osborne and I decided to visit the location where the artist was perched on the mast of a sailing vessel over 150 years ago.

If you missed other episodes, here are some links:

  1. The Wooden Paver
  2. The Panoramic Sketch
  3. Battle of Gavleston: The Cannon Balls
  4. Battle of Galveston: “My Father Is Here”
  5. Battle of Galveston: The Watchmen
  6. The Gun Battery
  7. The Early Causeways
  8. Railroad Transportation
  9. Cabeza de Vaca
  10. The Lunch Counter

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Lee Roane has worked on the Galveston.com website since 1994. He is interested in history and birding but will write about anything if he thinks it will help someone enjoy the island.

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