La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Will You Come to the Bower, Battle of San Jacinto
To the tune of “Will You Come to the Bower,” the Texans advanced; “Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad!” was their cry. With cannons and gunshot, clubs and Bowie knives they fought — no quarter was given; the rout was complete — the slaughter terrific.
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 10771.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 29° 43.921′ 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. Site of Battle of San Jacinto, 1836 (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 San Jacinto Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); San Jacinto Battleground Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); De Zavala Plaza (approx. 1˝ miles away); Site of Surrender of Santa Anna (approx. 1˝ 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 April 4, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 787 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.