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The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site includes the location of the Battle of San Jacinto and the museum ship USS 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. Wikipedia

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Short Trip to San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, Houston, TX, USA

Location: San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site Distance: Around 20 Miles from University of Houston Map: ...

June 10, 2020

Visiting San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, Houston TX

About 30 min away from downtown Houston, San Jacinto Battle Monument and Museum is a great place to visit for both history ...

February 8, 2022

The Texas Bucket List - San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site in La Porte

The historical site of where Texas Independence on April 21, 1836.

April 21, 2021

San Jacinto Monument A Virtual Tour Of The Historic Battle Ground

In the hot summer of 2021 I spent several days in the Houston Texas area and had the opportunity to visit one of the most ...

October 27, 2021

Texas Revolution: Exploring Large Granite Markers at San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

After driving through miles of surrounding petroleum plants, visitors to San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site encounter the ...

April 10, 2020

Battleship Texas set to leave San Jacinto Battleground site for repairs

The necessary repairs are slated to take place in mid-August.

July 27, 2022

Visiting Historic Texas: San Jacinto Monument & Battleship Texas

Visiting Historic Texas: San Jacinto Monument & Battleship Texas Texas is filled with so many unique historic locations, so today I ...

June 27, 2021

Episode 86: Exploring the Texas Revolution at the San Jacinto Battleground

In April, 1836, two armies converged at Peggy McCormick's ranch on the banks of the San Jacinto River. In just 18 minutes, the ...

May 30, 2022

Making the Monument at San Jacinto

Building the San Jacinto Monument took Texas ingenuity—in fact, the work was so innovative that it was recognized as a National ...

August 14, 2020

Mini trip ideas from Houston: San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site is a very nice spot to visit as a mini trip. There is a nice Mexican restaurant (Checkout ...

July 5, 2020

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