The Quaint Streets Of Galveston

The Quaint Streets Of Galveston
The Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a parish church first built in 1884, by Bishop Nicholas A. Gallagher, was the largest in Texas until 1892, Photo Credit: Nabarupa Bhattacharjee

Check out these poignant images of an island off the coast of Texas that offer glimpses of resilience in the face of calamity

Nabarupa Bhattacharjee
April 30 , 2019
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The 'cemetery pass' actually consists of seven cemeteries built over the past 176 years, located in Broadway Street. Many fascinating stories are attached to the place, like that of a soldier, Nicaragua Smith, who is buried here. People claim that, even to this day, his voice can be heard through the early morning fog

The city's main street is filled with cafés and restaurants serving plenty of varieties of shrimp, which is a staple here and popular among locals for lunch and breakfast


The Coca-Cola bottling plant on 22nd Street, which closed down in 1981 after running for 76 years, is a tourist attraction because of its namesake mural

An old car parked outside a house in a picturesque lane. Many Galvestonians still use vintage cars to commute

A sunny day at the Galveston beach

The statue of the Virgin Mary at the cemetery

Vehicles plying along one of the city's crossroads

Pedestrians walk by a restaurant on the island

The bicycle is the everyday mode of transport for the locals. Almost every café has one parked outside its gate

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