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The San Jacinto Battleground State Park

The San Jacinto Battleground State Park is in La Porte although I have seen it listed in Houston and Deer Park but since the Texas Parks and Wildlife state La Porte - I will go with that.

The site has huge historical significance for Texas and the United States. The famous battle of San Jacinto which brought Texas its independence was fought on this site and changed its course of history. Because of this, the site is now a National Historic Landmark. This 1,200 acre site commemorates the Battle and preserves the battleground on which General Sam Houston and his troops achieved Texas independence by defeating a Mexican Army led by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna on April 21. 1836.

On this site is the Battleground, Monument and Battleship "Texas".

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  • btex's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2003 at 1:35 PM

    gun 'em down, keewee! ghost schmost. thanks for the tour of the ship.

  • b1bob's Profile Photo
    Jul 15, 2003 at 7:32 AM

    With the tall monument and reflecting pool, this could be mistaken for Washington, DC. The battleship brought back memories of Wilmington, NC when i toured the USS North Carolina.

  • XenoHumph's Profile Photo
    Jul 2, 2003 at 2:05 PM

    Thanks for the tour of the USS Texas!

  • Sweetberry1's Profile Photo
    Mar 16, 2003 at 7:20 PM

    Hey.. great tour keewee, must do this one after the wine tour.. Chances are we will meet up with the ghost next time... ;-) Loved this page.. Cheers!

  • richiecdisc's Profile Photo
    Mar 15, 2003 at 6:07 PM

    Great shots of the USS Texas, KW. I'd go, even with a ghost! ;)

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Mar 14, 2003 at 6:11 PM

    the Keewee Gun'a'be nocked me socks off..a page with a difference:-)), tks for sharing

  • miner's Profile Photo
    Mar 12, 2003 at 6:08 PM

    Fantastic tour. Sure brings back memories only at a smaller scale.Did you get to tour the pilot house and bridge area? Awesome page,Keewee!!

  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Mar 11, 2003 at 7:27 AM

    I love touring these battleships. Thanks for bringing us along!


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