La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of Battle of San Jacinto, 1836
Near here on the afternoon of April 21, 1836, the army of The Republic of Texas commanded by General Sam Houston was drawn up to attack an invading Mexican army commanded by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna.
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 10767.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 29° 43.92′ N, 95° 5.397′ W. Marker is in La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Independence Parkway (State Highway 134) and State of Texas Vista Road, on the right when traveling south on Independence Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Will You Come to the Bower, Battle of San Jacinto (here, next to this marker); Site of the Home of Dr. George Moffit Patrick (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Texas Army Attacked in Four Divisions (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of San Jacinto (approx. 1.2 miles away); San Jacinto Monument San Jacinto Battleground Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Surrender of Santa Anna (approx. 1½ miles away); De Zavala Plaza (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
Categories. • War, Texas Independence •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 19, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.