By Kenneth Hafertepe

This quantity tells the tale of the stately Italianate Galveston mansion referred to as Ashton Villa. inbuilt 1859, Ashton Villa stood out in antebellum Galveston for its huge use of latest fabrics: brick and forged iron. It has weathered many a typhoon, together with the nice typhoon of 1900, whilst floodwaters invaded its first ground. Now as a old condo museum, Ashton Villa speaks eloquently concerning the lives and aspirations of an upper-class Texas relations within the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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