Darla Lapeyre, Exec. Director
SPI Economic Development
6801 Padre Blvd.
South Padre Island, TX 78597
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History, Ghosts, Folklore and More.
What do General Zachary Taylor, Jean Lafitte, President Warren G. Harding, and Al Capone, all have in common?
They each have a significant history in Port Isabel, Texas, and they recently have been brought back to life to talk about their tales of war, and treasure, during the “Spirits of Port Isabel, Tours”.
Lead by an expert tour guide these 1-hour walking adventures include The Spirits of Port Isabel History Tour, The Ghosts, Gangsters, and More Tour, and the History for Kids Tour, a Christmas special, which will be released for the holiday season. These tours include Spanish explorers, pirates, gangsters, ghosts, and journeys into the Mexican American and Civil Wars, and more.
Re-animated historical figures, using actual pictures as they once were, will talk about their time in the old Port city. This rare combination of entertainment, and education is sure to be great fun for the entire family.
Hear the Spanish Explorer Alonso Álvarez de Pineda talk about the giants that he saw from the deck of his ship in the early 1500s.
Listen to the mysterious Griselda as she speaks of ghosts, and angels. Watch as the Goddess of wind and storm, Guabancex tells of her fury, and the history of hurricanes that have affected the local region.
This state of the art presentation uses voice over artists from all over the world to achieve the proper affect and interpretation. The History Tour, and Ghost, Gangsters, and More Tours are scheduled every day except Monday. The History Tour for kids Christmas special Tour is TBA.