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Near La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Santa Anna's Camp

 
 
Santa Anna's Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
1. Santa Anna's Camp Marker
Inscription.  

No 16
Santa Anna's Camp

 
Erected 1912 by San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas. (Marker Number 16.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence.
 
Location. 29° 44.829′ N, 95° 4.639′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on an unnamed Park Road, on the left when traveling south. 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican Breastworks (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Mexican Breastworks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Houston Wounded (about 500 feet away); San Jacinto Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mexican Position (approx.
Santa Anna's Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
2. Santa Anna's Camp Marker
0.3 miles away); Sherman's Advance (approx. 0.4 miles away); Almonte Captured (approx. 0.4 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 16 in that series.
 
Also see . . .
1. San Jacinto, Battle of - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.) 

2. Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.) 
 
Nearby Interpretive Panel Discussing the Mexican Camp image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
3. Nearby Interpretive Panel Discussing the Mexican Camp
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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