May 15, 2012

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site is a 1,200 acre is a sprawling green space for everyone to visit and enjoy. Sited on the site of the historic San Jacinto Battle which brought Texas its independence from Spanish/ Mexican occupation is a nice weekend getaway from the oil metropolis of Houston. It is thronged by millions of visitors annually, given its close proximity to the golden beaches of Galveston, the oil-business-hub of Houston and other important towns.

A visit to this monument provides an important lesson about the history of the state of Texas. Another important landmark here is the Battleship TEXAS State Historic Sites which is an old fully fitted battle ship which people can visit and learn about the living and working conditions of sailors and officers of the Navy. Here are few pictures of the monument and the battle ship

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