By Kenneth Hafertepe
This quantity tells the tale of the stately Italianate Galveston mansion referred to as Ashton Villa. in-built 1859, Ashton Villa stood out in antebellum Galveston for its wide use of latest fabrics: brick and forged iron. It has weathered many a typhoon, together with the nice typhoon of 1900, while floodwaters invaded its first flooring. Now as a historical condominium 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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