Galveston, Texas: 1900 Great Storm StatueIn 1900 a hurricane flattened Galveston. In 2000 this statue was dedicated. Then in 2008 a hurricane flattened Galveston again -- but the statue survived.
- Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX
- On the sea side of Seawall Blvd, midway between 45th and 53rd Sts.
Visitor Tips and News About 1900 Great Storm Statue
Still nice and popular.[Sumoflam, 06/25/2014]
1900's Great Storm, aka the Galveston Flood, killed over 6,000 people. This large memorial statue is sturdily built and likely to weather future Great Storm-esque storms. But you'd want to be somewhere way inland when that's being tested...
Storm memorial in memory of the victims of the 1900 Hurricane.[Norman Fennell, 03/07/2007]
Artist David Moore created the 1900 Storm Memorial, a 10 ft. tall bronze, installed on the hurricane's 100th anniversary in 2000.