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

Isaac L. Jaques

 
 
Isaac L. Jaques Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
1. Isaac L. Jaques Marker
Inscription.  Came to Texas in October, 1835. Fought at San Jacinto in Captain Thomas H. McIntire's company. Died at Lynchburg, August 6, 1836.
 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 10708.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 29° 45.242′ N, 95° 5.351′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Park Road 1836 North west of Independence Parkway, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3523 Independence Pkwy, 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. Freeman Wilkinson (a few steps from this marker); The B. R. Brigham Monument (a few steps from this marker); Captain William Wood (within shouting distance of this marker); Twin Sisters (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter Jefferson Duncan (within shouting distance
Cemetery on the Site of the Battle of San Jancinto image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
2. Cemetery on the Site of the Battle of San Jancinto
Many of those who died at the Battle of San Jacinto that won Texas independence from Mexico are buried on the commemorative site of the battle
of this marker); David Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); De Zavala Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lorenzo De Zavala (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2015, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 28, 2015, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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