Jean Lafitte in Galveston.mov
Jean Lafitte Galveston County Museum
Jean Lafitte in Galveston.movFrom 1817 to 1822 the famous pirate Jean LaFitte made Galveston, Texas his home and headquarters for a colorful band of "privateers." He called the island, Campeche. LaFitte and his captains raided merchant ships in the Gulf of Mexico and it is believed by many he left a large treasure behind when he left.
Jean Lafitte Galveston County MuseumJean Lafitte and Galveston Island