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Tree Sculptures, Galveston
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Old tree growth that once shaded the town's Victorian homes was destroyed by Hurricane Ike. Tree Sculptures are a grassroots effort to resurrect the trees with art. Sculpted tree trunks are scattered around the neighborhood between new saplings. Many of the sculptures have a special significance for the people living in the Galveston community, such as Marcy Hanson's tree sculpture of an angel cradling a rabbit, which commemorates her bunny sanctuary. Stop by the Convention and Visitors Bureau first for a brochure that includes a list of the sculptures and a map of their locations. Put Tree Sculptures and other Galveston attractions into our Galveston vacation route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The entire trip takes a bit of time, about 2 hours if you walk at a leisurely pace. You should definitely bring your camera. Pick up a brochure at the Galveston Island Visitor Center. It has a lot of ...  more »
  • We got a map to the sculptures from the visitor center. The majority of the sculptures are in a certain area but the fun begins when you search for the ones off the grid. You can drive your car and pa...  more »
  • Such a magnificant site! It is unbelievable to think that these sculptures were products of beautiful stately oak trees that lined this Historical neighborhood. Hurricane Ike brought sorry and misery ...  more »