How to use Galveston in a sentence
A portmanteau of “June” and “nineteenth,” Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 when a group of enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, finally learned that they were free from the institution of slavery.
When Hurricane Ike made landfall in 2008, Bill Merrell took shelter on the second floor of a historic brick building in downtown Galveston, Texas, along with his wife, their daughter, their grandson, and two Chihuahuas.Texas’s 82-foot-tall storm-gate plan may have some gaping holes | Purbita Saha | June 15, 2021 | Popular-Science
In fact we had a few places here in Galveston that had an issue with us not wearing masks.Coronavirus hospitalizations drop as officials, wary of states reopening, urge caution | Brittany Shammas, Brittney Martin, Richard Webner, Dan Diamond | March 11, 2021 | Washington Post
In October, he was spotted with Becerra during a county government conference in Galveston, where two county commissioners from Calhoun County, interviewed by ProPublica and the Tribune, said they briefly spoke to Hayungs.The COVID-19 Charmer: How a Self-Described Felon Convinced Elected Officials to Try to Help Him Profit From the Pandemic | by Vianna Davila, Jeremy Schwartz and Lexi Churchill | September 25, 2020 | ProPublica
Anna Armitage is a marine biologist at Texas A&M University at Galveston.Soggy coastal soils? Here’s why ecologists love them | Alison Pearce Stevens | September 17, 2020 | Science News For Students
People aboard the Carnival Magic have another day and a half at sea before they reach Galveston, Texas.Inside the Cruise Ship Quarantined Over Ebola Fear | Carol McKinley | October 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
With Galveston, I wanted to write a book that I wanted to read.
Yeah, but spending two years on the bad one taught me how to write Galveston.
Then I wrote my novel Galveston in about three months, when my wife was in the last trimester of pregnancy.
A year later Galveston got published, and it was optioned for very little money.
This institution had opened years before as "The Galveston Flood."From Place to Place | Irvin S. Cobb
The former is at present stationed at Galveston, Texas, and the latter at Honolulu.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2) | William Denison Lyman
Galveston had for some time been in the hands of the Union forces, and was occupied by three regiments of United States troops.The Naval History of the United States | Willis J. Abbot.
Practically all railway traffic entering Galveston was destined for export.Railroads: Rates and Regulations | William Z. Ripley
The roads not only refused to pro-rate, but actually demanded prepayment of freights from Galveston on, as local rates.Railroads: Rates and Regulations | William Z. Ripley