|Jean Lafitte or Jean Laffite slept here|
at 1417 Harborside
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
A to Z Blogging Challenge, Galveston Edition - X Marks the Spot!
Pirate Jean Lafitte (or Laffite) built his home, Maison Rouge (Red House) as part of his fort in 1817 until 1821 or 1826, depending upon the reference source. It was actually painted red. Some say his treasure is buried in or around Galveston Island and Galveston Bay.