Near La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
April 21, 1836
Erected 1912 by San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas. (Marker Number 9.)
Location. 29° 45.097′ N, 95° 5.257′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Park Road 1836 east of Independence Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located within the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3523 Independence Parkway, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hockley's Advance (within shouting distance of this marker); Burleson's Advance (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Advance Under Gen'l Rusk (about 700 feet away); Men who fought at San Jacinto and in Army of the Confederacy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lamar's Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roster Company No. 6 The B. R. Brigham Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lorenzo De Zavala (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
More about this marker. In 1912, the San Jacinto Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas placed a series of 20 stone markers to commemorate key points on the battlefield. This marker is number 9 in that series.
Also see . . .
1. San Jacinto, Battle of - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.)
2. Millard, Henry - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.)
Categories. • War, Texas Independence •
More. Search the internet for Millard's Advance.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.