By Kenneth Hafertepe
This quantity tells the tale of the stately Italianate Galveston mansion referred to as Ashton Villa. inbuilt 1859, Ashton Villa stood out in antebellum Galveston for its huge use of recent fabrics: brick and forged iron. It has weathered many a hurricane, together with the good typhoon of 1900, while floodwaters invaded its first flooring. Now as a old condominium museum, Ashton Villa speaks eloquently in regards to the lives and aspirations of an upper-class Texas family members within the 19th and early 20th centuries.
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