1528: Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca’s shipwreck makes the Spanish explorer the first European to encounter Galveston Island and its native Karankawa Indians.
1910-1957: Illegal gambling enjoys a short but very lively history on the island.
(Not all of this information made it onto the map, we just love to read up on the lakes we design).
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