Tree Sculptures, Galveston

#10 of 107 in Things to do in Galveston
Landmark · Tourist Spot
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. To visit Tree Sculptures and other attractions in Galveston, use our Galveston trip planner.
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  • We didn't have a map but drove around the East End Historic District looking at houses and tree sculptures. There are some really nice ones such as Toto and the Tin Man, swordfish and egrets. It's a.....  more »
  • If you can get a walking tour nap of the East End Historic district with the tree sculptures marked and identified, it makes it much easier. These are busy so much fun trying to find them and imagine....  more »
  • Wonderful walking tour of Galveston. Treasure hunt feeling as you search out the tree sculptures. Recommend getting map at welcome center before starting out.
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