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The San Jacinto Monument is the tallest free standing monument in the world and it is taller than the Washington Monument.

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

Battleship of Texas and the San Jacinto Monument

Battleship of Texas and the San Jacinto Monument. Very somber since the Battle of San Jacinto was fought on those grounds.

4th Grade Texas History--Texas Revolution foldable for important places including the Alamo, Gonzalez, Goliad, Washington-on-the-Brazos, and San Jacinto.  Great for interactive notebooks - INB.

4th Grade Texas Revolution & Alamo Interactive Notebook Activities (TEKS)

Grade Texas History--Texas Revolution foldable for important places including the Alamo, Gonzalez, Goliad, Washington-on-the-Brazos, and San Jacinto. Great for interactive notebooks - INB.

the star on the San Jacinto Monument -- tribute to the battle of independence!!!

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.

March 2 - Texas Independence Day :: The San Jacinto Monument on the Houston Ship Channel marks where Sam Houston defeated Mexico in 1836.

5 facts on how Texas began

San Jacinto Monument - Tallest stone column memorial structure in the world, commerating Battle of San Jacinto, Santa Anna taken by Sam Houston

Alamo in the late 1800´s. Notice the saloon next to the Alamo. Texas. Alamo.

Alamo in the late Notice the saloon next to the Alamo. Alamo Better than it looks today.

Sam Houston, 1848  One of the most colorful and controversial figures in Texas history, Sam Houston was born in Virginia on March 2, 1793. He spent much of his youth, however, in the mountains of Tennessee. There, young Houston became acquainted with the Cherokee Indians, and he spent much time with them, an activity which he much preferred over studies or working on the farm.

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.

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.

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.

Alphonso Steele ... the last surviving active combatant on the San Jacinto Battlefield.  He received a head wound that caused bouts of temporary blindness.  He died in Mexia in1911.

Alphonso Steele, the last surviving active combatant of the San Jacinto battlefield, received a head wound that caused bouts of temporary blindness. He died in Mexia in

Sam Houston.  Sam Houston is best known for being the President of the Republic of Texas and leading the Texans to the defeat of Santa Anna at San Jacinto. The city of Houston is also named after him. But, he was also the governor of Texas during the Civil War, and he opposed the seccession of Texas from the Union. They say everything is bigger in Texas, sideburns included.

President of the Republic of Texas, lead the Texans to the defeat of Santa Anna at San Jacinto. Governor of Texas during the Civil War, who opposed the seccession of Texas from the Union.

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