La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of the Home of Dr. George Moffit Patrick
in 1836 of
Pioneer surveyor • Here the Texas
Army encamped after the Battle
of San Jacinto and cabinet meet-
ings were held
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 10752.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
Location. 29° 43.906′ N, 95° 6.244′ W. Marker is in La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from Tidal Road 0.9 miles west of Independence Parkway (Texas Highway 134), on the right when traveling west. Located in the refinery parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 Tidal Road, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Battle of San Jacinto, 1836 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Will You Come to the Bower, Battle of San Jacinto (approx. Mexican Cavalry, Battle of San Jacinto (approx. one mile away); Within A Few Minutes, Battle of San Jacinto Site (approx. one mile away); The Texas Army Attacked in Four Divisions (approx. 1.4 miles away); Battle of San Jacinto (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cavalry Skirmish (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mexican Position (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
Also see . . . George Moffit Patrick. The Handbook of Texas Online, Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 821 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.