Hunt for Buried Treasure. Notorious French pirate Jean Lafitte made his way to Galveston after being kicked out of New Orleans in 1817. Lafitte controlled the island for five years and lived in a fort on present day Harborside Drive in the historic East End neighborhood. Ruins of his former abode, dubbed Maison Rouge, can still be visited today.
The Lost Treasure of Padre Island by Murray Montgomery; Bosque Treasure by Mike Cox Maybe he thought stringing law enforcements officials along with a tale of buried treasure could save him from being strung up, but Daniel H. Evans ran out of rope just the same. Described by one newspaper as a “handsome young man,” the 20-year-old convicted.
Galveston Island Kids: Galveston Island Monthly Event Calendar - Galveston Texas. Things to do in Galveston with Kids.. 10 great places to hunt for treasure. The country is scattered with mines and sites that welcome treasure hunters. MiniTime MiniTime in the News. Banff Canada Lake Moraine Canada Canada Canada Parc National Banff National Park Canada National Parks North Cascades National.There is a healthy building boom going on and many people from other parts of the country are buying second vacation homes on Galveston Island. Carla has many potential Galveston buyers looking on this web site everyday. Opportunities to buy properties at reasonable prices compared to the rest of the nation still exists but home prices are climbing steadily in Galveston. The City is home to a.Easter Egg Hunt at Seawolf Park. Bring the family out for a day of FUN! The Easter Bunny will be on hand for pictures and thousands of Easter Eggs will be hidden throughout the park! Details. Easter Hunt by Island Treasure Hunts. Treasure Turtle Trail is an interactive cell phone guided treasure hunt for turtles! Find all the sea turtle.
The Ultimate List of Scavenger Hunt Ideas. My family is a huge fan of scavenger hunts! From treasure hunt follow a clue style scavenger hunts to find everything on a list type of scavenger hunt, we love all scavenger hunt ideas! Rather than just make scavenger hunts for my family to use, I’ve shared all of our scavenger hunts here with you.Read More
Galveston Island Treasure Club member Scott Pearse found a Lufkin High School Class of 2017 ring on the beach on July 12.Read More
The treasure could be worth a lot of money, but the man who found it told us why he doesn't plan to keep any of it. Michael Pate showed us the treasure he found while helping clean up Galveston.Read More
Would definitely recommend Island Treasure Hunts as it was fun and educational. If you like a little adventure and want to explore and learn about Galveston, you should try this out. Super easy process to get started via your phone. We will definitely be doing another Treasure Hunt in the future.Read More
Striking Galveston on Sept. 8, 1900, the Great Storm is considered the worst natural disaster in the nation's history. More than 6,000 men, women and children lost their lives. Among the dead were 10 sisters and 90 children from the St. Mary's Orphans Asylum, operated by the Sisters of Charity. The sisters also operated St. Mary's Infirmary in Galveston. It was the first Catholic hospital in.Read More
Most People Don’t Know These 10 Treasures Are Hiding In Hawaii. With an extensive history of exploration and discovery, as well as the monarchy and all related wars, it is no wonder that Hawaii lays claim to quite a few legends of buried treasure. From pirates burying treasure in mountainside caves to the burial site of King Kamehameha, these.Read More
Pollock said the best places to hunt on Galveston Island are along the West End beaches and anywhere that seaweed gathers. She has found some of her best treasures while picking through the washed-up seaweed she said. She also suggested hitting the beaches after a good cold snap. Cold water kills sand dollars and other mollusks and their shells wash up on the beach.Read More
Dr. Clue’s Treasure Hunt allowed new organizations, and the individuals who work at those organizations, to become more familiar with JobTrain’s goals, work and community. We are excited about the new connects that were forged, and are looking forward to another Treasure Hunt, soon! Dr. Clue gave us a window into the possibilities of creating an event centered around on team building and.Read More
Even more treasure stories abound about the area around Galveston, Texas and the bay. Legend has it that Lafitte buried a lot of treasure on or around the island of Galveston itself, especially at the far edge of Galveston Bay and West Bay. Lafitte was supposed to have made several trips to the mouth of Clear Creek where he offloaded treasure from a large ship onto a smaller boat and took it.Read More
I love being able to bike everywhere! Hubby bought me a bicycle today and I rode it 50 blocks home. We then rode 20 blocks to the library and then a few blocks to the coffee shop before heading back home.Read More