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Galveston County Museum's Local Author Book Sale & Signing Event

Do you have a favorite local author? Now is the chance to meet & get your book written by them signed! Join us at Galveston County Museum on Friday, Dec. 8th for this event!

Galveston County Museum's Local Author Book Sale & Signing Event
Galveston County Museum's Local Author Book Sale & Signing Event

Time & Location

Dec 08, 2023, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Galveston County Museum, 722 Moody Ave, Galveston, TX 77550, USA

About the event

The Galveston County Museum's Local Author Book Signing Event will include:

-Local History

-Ghosts & Cemeteries

-Historic Sites & Guides

-Fiction Set in Galveston

-Walking Tours

-Things to do

-And More!

The local authors featured in this event will be James Anderson, Ernie Deats, Jane Deats Hayley, Christine Hopkins, Patricia Jakobi, Jan Johnson, Tom Linton, Kathleen Maca, and Forest Riggs. Copies of their books will be available for purchase! Please see the list of available titles below.

James Anderson      Galveston Burning: A History of the Fire Department and Major Conflagrations

Ernie Deats                  The Legend of Marcus Benson

                                        The Last Karankawa

                                        Born to be a Cowboy

Jane Deats Hayley   A Counterfeit Woman

                                        Island Deceit

                                        A Home for Hattie

Christine Hopkins     101 Things to do in Galveston Before you Die

Jan Johnson               Walking Historic Galveston: A Guide to its Neighborhoods

                                        Beyond Beaten Paths: Driving Historic Galveston

                                        Unforgettable Galveston Characters

                                        Yellow Fever on Galveston Island

Tom Linton                  Parks of Galveston County

                                        Legacy of the Early Gulf Coast Cowboys

                                        Parking with Brigid

Patricia Jakobi           Early Galveston Artists and Photographers: Recovery a Legacy

                                        A Death at the Gallery

Kathleen Maca           The Ghostly Tales of Galveston

                                        Ghosts of Galveston

                                        Galveston’s Broadway Cemeteries

                                        A History of the Hotel Galvez

Forest Riggs                Galveston: Memories and Related Stories

There is no admission or rsvp needed for this event. As  a reminder, the Galveston County Museum is located inside of the County Courthouse on 722 Moody Ave.  Parking surrounding the building is free including the parking garage at 20th & Ball. The county building is handicap accessible. All questions should be directed to We hope to see you on December 8th!

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