Artifacts. Stories.: The Wooden Paver

The Wooden Paver

Artifacts. Stories.

Last Updated: May 16, 2019 by Lee Roane | Virtually Galveston, Videos, History

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In Episode 1 of my video series, Artifacts. Stories., Rosenberg Library’s Museum Curator, Eleanor Barton, shows a wooden paver that was used to pave Market Street in the 1800s.   The story takes us to the modern-day reconstruction of Galveston’s Market Street and to The Strand, where we discuss what life was actually like when that paver was in use.

If you missed other episodes, here’s 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

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Lee Roane

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.

Lee Roane
2020-03-28T09:33:13-05:00

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