Near La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Houston wounded and
horse killed under
him during battle
Erected 1912 by San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas. (Marker Number 19.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence.
Location. 29° 44.841′ N, 95° 4.725′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on an unnamed Park Road 0.1 miles south of Park Road 1836, on the left 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. Mexican Cannon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Anna's Camp (about 500 feet away); Mexican Breastworks (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Mexican Breastworks (about 500 feet away); San Jacinto Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mexican Position Sherman's Advance (approx. 0.3 miles away); Almonte Captured (approx. half a mile 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 19 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 Atascocita, Texas.)
2. Houston, Sam - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.