Galveston, Texas: 1900 Great Storm Statue

In 1900 a hurricane flattened Galveston. In 2000 this statue was dedicated. Then in 2008 a hurricane flattened Galveston again -- but the statue survived.
Address:
Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX
Directions:
On the sea side of Seawall Blvd, midway between 45th and 53rd Sts.
Admission:
Free
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Great Storm Memorial. 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...

Great Storm of 1900 Statue. 1900 Great Storm Statue

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.

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