San Jacinto Battlefield

22 mi. E of Houston on TX 134, Houston, Texas. County/parish: Harris.

NRIS 66000815

1 contributing site.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.

From Wikipedia:

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site includes the location of the Battle of San Jacinto and the museum ship USSĀ Texas. It is located off the Houston Ship Channel in unincorporated Harris County, Texas near the city of Houston. The site was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960.

A prominent feature of the park is the San Jacinto Monument. Visitors can take an elevator to the monument's observation deck for a view of Houston, the Houston Ship Channel and USS Texas.

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