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Tree Sculptures

Renaissance Historic District, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5138
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Interesting Transformation

Since we were visiting the East End I decided to add this to our tour itinerary. The concept was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wireless_in_CA
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Tree Sculptures

We used the map given to us by the hotel to drive around and locate the tree sculptures and we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
T2995OVmandyh
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  • Average7%
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“hurricane ike” (124 reviews)
“works of art” (30 reviews)
“dead trees” (25 reviews)
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Renaissance Historic District, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5138
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since we were visiting the East End I decided to add this to our tour itinerary. The concept was worthwhile to transform trees damaged by hurricanes into works of art. Luckily my daughter was game for it, initially. I performed a search online and found...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the map given to us by the hotel to drive around and locate the tree sculptures and we loved them. They were beautiful and the fact that they had been sculpted from trees that had been destroyed by the hurricane that would normally...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My house is directly across the street from this magnificent carving. The Flight of Waterbirds" is one of the most intricate, largest and most detailed of the many East End Tree Sculptures. On average, three hundred persons a day stop to touch, walk around and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a map from the welcome center and drove the route. You could probably walk it, but we weren’t sure if it was going to rain or not. I gave this 4 stars since some of the sculptures were not kept up or missing....More

1  Thank Tbraun00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful walk through the historic homes of GI. My wife and I took about 90 minutes and walked through this tour. Beautiful homes, unique carvings and stops along the way. Make a morning out of it. Not busy. Quiet and relaxing.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

After being recommended we thought we'd try it. It is a five mile walking to find all the tree sculptures. We decided to see what we could while driving. We loved looking at the architecture of the homes, but the sculptures, while interesting, were not...More

2  Thank Allison B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This making lemonade out of lemons . Hurricane Ike killed 30000 trees on Galveston Island in 2008 . These sculptures are made out of the remaining stumps

1  Thank Doug M
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Turning lemons into lemonade, Galveston came up with a great idea for turning dead trees from a hurricane into artwork that benefits the individual homes and the community. I bring out of town family and friends by to look at this artwork whenever they visit....More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

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

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

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

2  Thank shingram2018
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hncfb
31 March 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
13 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
13 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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