"Paying Tribute To Our Past"

"Pirates of Galveston Island"

Louis-Michel Aury (1788–1821)

Aury was appointed as resident commissioner of Galveston Island, Texas, by the Republic of Mexico, who had declared Galveston a port of the Republic. Aury established a privateering base there in September 1816.


Galveston County Museum's Exhibit Preview

These are just a few of the informative and exciting exhibits that will be on display for all to enjoy in the near further. From the island's humble begins to Indians, pirates and gambling there's sure to be something to interest all who visit.