Gail Borden invented condensed milk during the 19th century in Galveston. The state’s first telephone was installed in Galveston in 1878.
Galveston is known as the Oleander City in honor of the fragrant buds that bloom throughout town. The city’s first European settler was actually the infamous pirate, Jean Lafitte.
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Galveston Beach offers a relaxed, beachfront setting, chic accommodations, and a warm welcome.
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