NationalHistoricLandmarkDistrict is on Strand and Mechanic St. between 20th and 25th St. The Strand Visitors Center rents (for a fee) tape players with recorded, one-hour walking tours describing the history and architecture of the historicdistrict.
This structure is a prime example of transitional Victorian architecture.
first Catholic cathedral in Texas, retaining original splendid architecture, built in 1848.
In December of 1974, a potluck supper was organized in The Strand to gain public awareness about the potential destruction of what is now a NationalHistoricLandmarkDistrict.
Consider a visit to Historic Galveston for the holidays and discover the pageantry and gayety of Dickens on the Strand.
Dickens on The Strand’s mission was not only realized, but the event today is the single largest fundraising event for GHF to continue its efforts to preserve and revitalize the architectural and cultural heritage of the Island for the education and enrichment of all.