By Kenneth Hafertepe
This quantity tells the tale of the stately Italianate Galveston mansion often called Ashton Villa. in-built 1859, Ashton Villa stood out in antebellum Galveston for its broad use of latest fabrics: brick and forged iron. It has weathered many a hurricane, together with the good storm of 1900, whilst floodwaters invaded its first flooring. Now as a ancient apartment 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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