The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site includes the location of the Battle of San Jacinto, and the USS Texas. It is located off the Houston Ship Channel in LaPorte, Texas. The site was designated a National Historic Landmark in
The San Jacinto Monument is dedicated to the "Heroes of the Battle of San Jacinto and all others who contributed to the independence of Texas." The monument is a shaft topped by a star symbolizing the Lone Star Republic.
General Sam Houston, President of the Republic of Texas. a nineteenth-century American statesman, politician, and soldier. He is best known for his leading role in bringing Texas into the United States.
Underrated Texas landmarks you have to visit at least once
Anyone can take their kids to the Alamo, Johnson Space Center, the River Walk, Big Bend, the Sixth Floor Museum, Zilker Park, or the San Jacinto Monument but it takes a really special parent to take children to the Texas Prison Museum in Huntsville or the Snake Farm in New Braunfels.