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Dickens on the Strand 2007

The Dickens on the Strand festival was one of the best ever.

Jim and Lynda Guidry documented the Sights and Sounds of the Festival. Additional photos were provided by Juan Pena., a sponsor of Dickens on the Strand, provided extensive coverage of the festival, including Online Broadcasts from the event, throughout the weekend.

Please thank our sponsors for supporting the coverage.

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December 03, 2007 -- Galveston Historical Foundation Executive Director Dwayne Jones and GHF Chair Raymond Lewis, in an interview with Sunday afternoon, considered the Dickens on the Strand festival an unqualfied success. More
December 03, 2007 -- Despite a forecast of 30 percent chance of rain, visitors to Dickens on the Strand on Sunday enjoyed the Queen's Parade in near perfect weather. More
December 03, 2007 -- The 19th Century Living History Association Confederate soldier re-enactors were back at Dickens on the Strand, after a year off. More
December 02, 2007 -- Galveston City Council Member Juan Peña, a contributor, provided photos of Dickens on the Strand taken Saturday afternoon and evening. More
December 02, 2007 -- Lynda Guidry has posted additional photos of crowds at the Dickens on the Strand festival in Downtown Galveston. More
December 01, 2007 -- The Strand Historic District in Galveston was packed with visitors for the Queen's Parade and other events at Dickens on the Strand. More
December 01, 2007 -- Crowds began building early on Saturday morning, after the gates opened for Dickens on the Strand. Sights and Sounds
November 30, 2007 -- Friday night found Dickens on the Strand participants setting up while early tourists visited the Downtown amenities. More
November 30, 2007 -- The Jamaica Beach Weather Observatory reported that favorable and unseasonably warm weather would greet those attending Dickens on the Strand events on Friday and Saturday, with rain chances increasing on Sunday. More
November 29, 2007 -- The Dickens on the Strand festival officially got underway with a cry by the Town Cryer and a proclamation by Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas at the opening of "Treasures from the Charles Dickens Museum" at the Tremont House Hotel. More
November 28, 2007 -- The 62 Broadway Bound children, ages 4-18, will entertain the Dickens on the Strand crowds with a "London Music Hall Revue". More
November 20, 2007 -- Henry Dickens Hawksley, great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens and a trustee of the Charles Dickens Museum, will visit Galveston for the Dickens on the Strand festival along with an exhibit from the museum. More

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