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2 edition of Galveston"s the Elissa found in the catalog.

Galveston"s the Elissa

Kurt D. Voss

Galveston"s the Elissa

the tall ship of Texas

by Kurt D. Voss

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKurt D. Voss
SeriesImages of America
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVM311.S7 V67 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24579244M
ISBN 10073857855X
ISBN 109780738578552
LC Control Number2009930504
OCLC/WorldCa429027255

Experience the epic story of Texas and the American West! Our beautiful collection features original art, artifacts, and touch screen displays—making history fun and accessible to all. The adventure of history comes alive at The Bryan Museum.   Historic images found within this book illustrate the development of the Strand and surrounding streets, including Mechanic, Market, and Postoffice. Galveston's Historic Downtown and Strand District demonstrates the power of place, despite .

Texas Seaport Museum is home to the ton square-rigger Elissa, which was built in Scotland in and still sails the Gulf coast and beyond. The museum's computer database lets visitors look. Galveston's Red Victorian Retreats - Galveston, TX - Rated 5 based on 6 Reviews "Fantastic place with a fantastic host. I can not wait to go again!".

- See some ghosts by booking our ghost tour at Galveston Island Ghost Tours.   High on the list of Texas haunted houses, Ashton Villa Mansion was built between and by wealthy Texan businessman James Brown who was keen to show people just how well off he was!. The 3 story mansion is fit for royalty and was likely the first home in Texas to be constructed in all brick. The house was put to use as a hospital during the Civil War and spent time under the control .


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Galveston"s the Elissa by Kurt D. Voss Download PDF EPUB FB2

The page softcover book, part of Arcadia's Images of America Series, is $ All author royalties from the sale of the book will be donated to the Galveston Historical Foundation and used for the Elissa's continued preservation.

+++ At A Glance WHAT: Kurt D. Voss' book signing of "Galveston's the Elissa: The Tall Ship of Texas" WHEN: 6 p /5(7).

The story of Elissa’s discovery, purchase and restoration is worth reading about, as is its prior history. Kurt Voss, the former director of the Texas Seaport Museum, tells the story in “Galveston’s The Elissa: The Tall Ship of Texas.” The book is only Pages: Elissa's story is told by Kurt Voss, the restoration project's volunteer foreman from on and subsequently the director of the Texas Seaport Museum from toin this book, Galveston's The Elissa: The Tall Ship of Texas/5.

Galveston’s The Elissa $ pages. Paperback. Arcadia Publishing. Galveston's The Elissa quantity. Add to cart. SKU: Categories: Books, Maritime. Additional information Additional information. Weight: lbs: Dimensions: × × 9 in: Related products. Galveston and the Civil War $ Add to cart; Field Guide to.

Book Overview For nearly three decades, the sailing ship Elissa has been widely recognized as one of the finest maritime preservation projects in the world. Unlike some tall ships of today, the Elissa is not a replica but a survivor.

This book should appeal to those with a casual interest in Elissa as well. Voss focuses on the people behind the Elissa as much as on the ship itself. Readers get to meet people as diverse as the family of Elissa's builder and first Galvestons the Elissa book to the volunteers who help man the ship today.

"Galveston's The Elissa" is worth attention. Get this from a library. Galveston's the Elissa: the tall ship of Texas. [Kurt D Voss] -- For nearly three decades, the sailing ship Elissa has been widely recognized as one of the finest maritime preservation projects in the world.

Unlike some tall ships of today, the Elissa is not. Kurt Voss has been associated with the Elissa sincefirst as a volunteer foreman during the ship's restoration and then as director of the Texas Seaport Museum from to One of his proudest accomplishments was helping to establish the Elissa volunteer program, considered by many to be one of the best in the country.

The book recalls how, with painstaking care, dozens of craftsmen and hundreds of volunteers spent three years restoring Elissa after it was towed from Greece to Galveston in For nearly three decades now, Elissa has been recognized as one of the finest maritime preservation projects in the s: 4.

Essentials of the Galveston Diet book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. As an OBGYN physician, I listened to THOUSANDS of frustra /5(1). Buy 3dRose dpp__1 Wall Clock, Galveston's Elissa Tall Ship, 10 by Inch online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible purchase.

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[ ]. A beautiful old 3-master, the tall ship Elissa is one of the most former ships still in operation today. Built-in Aberdeen, Scotland, Elissa first launched in Now based at the Texas Seaport Museum, the vessel has been designated a National Historic Landmark since Galveston (/ ˈ ɡ æ l v ɪ s t ən / GAL-vis-tən) is a coastal resort city and port off the southeast coast on Galveston Island and Pelican Island in the U.S.

state of community of square miles ( km 2), with a population of 47, inis the county seat of surrounding Galveston County and second-largest municipality in the county. It is also within the Houston–The. Getting on "Island Time" means different things to different people.

Like cozying up with a good book and a beach chair. Or taking in a Broadway show at The Grand. Or listening to a live band at Mardi Gras. And the best thing about Island.

A video by Mike Headley of the Galveston’s tall ship Elissa on her yearly sail. She is a three-masted barque built in Aberdeen, Scotland and launched in She is now a museum ship at the Texas Seaport Museum.

 Continue reading →. The Free State of Galveston (sometimes referred to as the Republic of Galveston Island) was a whimsical name given to the coastal city of Galveston in the U.S. state of Texas during the early-to-midth century. Today, the term is sometimes used to describe the culture and history of that era.

During the Roaring Twenties, Galveston Island emerged as a popular resort town, attracting. One hundred and forty-two years ago today on October 27th,the three-masted iron-hulled merchant sailing ship Elissa was launched in Aberdeen, Scotland.

She is now a museum ship at the Texas Seaport honor of her birthday, here is a repost of a video by Mike Headley of the Elissa on her yearly sail. Tall Ship ELISSA Harbroside, Galveston This historical ship is a floating National Historic Landmark, and is absolutely breathtaking to look up at.

The three towering masts carry 19 total sails and provide a stunning backdrop for wow-worthy photos. Galveston is a charming seaport island filled with historical monuments that pay homage to its seafaring past.

Some historic activities include visiting Seawolf Park, the Tall Ship ELISSA and The Strand Historic District. Visitors also love the city’s historic downtown area, art galleries and museums.Luxury Hotel & Resort Galveston Island.

Dine in our award-winning restaurants, sip a refreshing cocktail in our fabulous The Cove pool, enjoy luxurious resort amenities and then step into the excitement of historic Galveston Island, which boasts a wide array of activities on land and sea with 32 miles of sun-drenched beaches, historic sites and famed shopping.The opening of the book is a gunshot to the face.

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