La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of Surrender of Santa Anna
Erected 1986 by Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Sons of the Republic of Texas, City of Austin Sesquicentennial Commission, Keep Texas Beautiful, Inc., Texas Forestry Association, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, and the Texas Forest Service.
Location. 29° 45.212′ N, 95° 5.45′ W. Marker is in La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from Independence Parkway South (State Highway 134) north of Marker Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3523 Independence Pkwy S, 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. San Jacinto Battleground Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Twin Sisters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); De Zavala Plaza (about 400 feet away); Issaac L. Jaques First Marine Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S.S. Texas (approx. 0.2 miles away); San Jacinto Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lynchburg Town Ferry (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
Regarding Site of Surrender of Santa Anna. The surrender of Santa Anna signified the successful end of Texas' fight for independence from Mexico. This surrender is a major event to Texans -- probably the major turning point in Texas history.
Also see . . .
1. Surrender of Santa Anna. Texas State Library & Archives Commission (Submitted on March 14, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. A Brief Bio of Santa Anna. (Submitted on March 14, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
Categories. • War, Texas Independence •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,460 times since then and 214 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 14, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. 4. submitted on March 30, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.