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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
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. Touch for map. Located in the refinery parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 Tidal Road, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America.
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. 0.8 miles away); The Texas Army Attacked in Four Divisions (approx. 1.4 miles away); Battle of San Jacinto (approx. 1.4 miles away); San Jacinto Battleground Park Site of Surrender of Santa Anna (approx. 1.7 miles away); De Zavala Plaza (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Twin Sisters (approx. 1.7 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.)
Categories. • Exploration • War, Texas Independence •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 97 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.