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Tree Sculptures

Renaissance Historic District, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Could have used even more information on these sculptures. Very creative. Unique way to restore... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
72Bisonfan
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Larimore, North Dakota
Making the Best of Something Unfortunate

We were impressed with the islander's ability to take the unfortunate circumstance of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
shingram2018
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Boise, Idaho
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“hurricane ike” (123 reviews)
“works of art” (30 reviews)
“dead trees” (24 reviews)
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Renaissance Historic District, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Could have used even more information on these sculptures. Very creative. Unique way to restore damaged trees after the hurricane.

Thank 72Bisonfan
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were impressed with the islander's ability to take the unfortunate circumstance of the hurricane/oak situation - into a local art attraction!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have enjoyed the sculptures as I take my morning walks in the morning. Wish I could do those at my home in Colorado

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see if you come to Galveston. This is an example of making lemonade out of the lemons you are dealt. Their beautiful live oaks were devastated by the hurricane and they turned them into beautiful works of art. Go to the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to see these trees salvaged into something beautiful. There is a really nice pamphlet online showing where the trees are. Talented artists.

Thank Donna L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Galveston Chamber of Commerce and picked up a free Tree Sculpture Tour map. While there are several tour companies offering guided tours of the sculptures, we opted to drive our own car so we could go at our own pace. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the 1900 storm, Galveston was raised and oak trees were planted to re-beautify the island. In 2008, hurricane Ike flooded the island with salt water and killed nearly all of these 100 year-old oak trees. Homeowners saw a fitting way to give tribute to...More

Thank John2Mary
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

These sculptures are beautiful! My mother and I loved not only finding the sculptures but also looking at the historic homes in Galveston! Hunting for these sculptures makes for a fun afternoon!

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Perhaps on a beautiful day this would make for a nice walk through an historic neighborhood. Some of the sculptures are quite intricate but others are very plain. Was spoiled in St Jean Port Joli, QC

Thank Lindais
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

What a great idea for the city of Galveston. These sculptures are all so professional looking. It's lots of fun and not too spread out where you can enjoy them all. Takes getting out of the car sometimes but worth the effort!

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hncfb
1 April 2017|
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Response from Deannadurbin | Reviewed this property |
The week my husband and I saw the sculptures the Houston Chronicle had a map in the Zest section. Maybe the Galveston Chamber of Commerce has a map.
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micwtx
14 November 2016|
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Response from Kitty B | Reviewed this property |
This site doesn't alow links to PD files, so google Galveston tree walking tours and do it from there. There are also free guides at most hotels, restaurants and gift shops.
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bobbih163
14 November 2016|
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Response from taffydi | Reviewed this property |
I had a map given to me by the owner of the guest house where I stayed
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