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Raising The Grade: Galveston Island Is Rebuilt
The Great Hurricane of 1900 that struck Galveston Island on the 8th of September impacted many lives and families. The population of Galveston in the 1900 Census was nearly 38,000. The loss of life from the storm is estimated at … Continue reading
Posted in Genealogy, History Tagged 1900 Storm, Anna Metzger Hoffman, Galveston Grade Raising Monument, Galveston Island, Galveston Seawall, Galveston: A City On Stilts, Leo P Suter, St. Patrick's Church Galveston Comments Off on Raising The Grade: Galveston Island Is Rebuilt