San Jacinto Monument and Battleship Texas

Texas' independence was won from Mexico at the Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836. This monument was built on the battlegrounds.

San Jacinto Monument

San Jacinto Monument

San Jacinto Monument San Jacinto Monument

San Jacinto Monument San Jacinto Monument

The Battleship Texas

The Battleship Texas was commissioned March 12, 1912 and was decommissioned in 1948 after serving in World Wars I and II. She became the first battleship memorial museum in the U. S.

Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas

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