San Jacinto Monument Photos

San Jacinto was the final battle for Texas independence where forces under General Sam Houston defeated Mexican troops under Mexican president Antonio López de Santa Anna on April 21, 1836. Houston did the unexpected by attacking in the afternoon while Santa Anna was taking a Siesta. Mexico lost 630 dead to Texas' nine in a 16 minute battle.

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San Jacinto battleground & monument 570 ft high. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument base with reliefs. Houston, TX.Texas star atop San Jacinto monument. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument. San Jacinto, TX.
San Jacinto battleground (1836) & monument (1936-9) 570 ft high. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument base with reliefs. Houston, TX.Texas star atop San Jacinto monument. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument. San Jacinto, TX.
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San Jacinto monument relief of Stephen F. Austin undertakes Texas' Colonization. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument relief of Travis' Letter from the Alamo. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument relief of the San Jacinto Advance. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument relief of Coming of the Pioneers. Houston, TX.
San Jacinto monument relief of Stephen F. Austin undertakes Texas' Colonization. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument relief of Travis' Letter from the Alamo. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument relief of the San Jacinto Advance. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument relief of Coming of the Pioneers. Houston, TX.
San Jacinto monument relief of Building of Industries. Houston, TX.Texas Forever!! painting series about Battle of San Jacinto by Charles Shaw at San Jacinto monument. San Jacinto, TX.Texas Forever!! painting series about Battle of San Jacinto by Charles Shaw at San Jacinto monument. San Jacinto, TX.Museum gallery at San Jacinto monument. San Jacinto, TX.
San Jacinto monument relief of Building of Industries. Houston, TX.Texas Forever!! painting series about Battle of San Jacinto by Charles Shaw at San Jacinto monument. San Jacinto, TX.Texas Forever!! painting series about Battle of San Jacinto by Charles Shaw at San Jacinto monument. San Jacinto, TX.Museum gallery at San Jacinto monument. San Jacinto, TX.
Prints of Mission San Juan & Mission Concepcion both near San Antonio at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Map of Nova Hispania et Nova Galicia by Willem Janszoon Blaeu of Amsterdam at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Portrait of Luis de Velasco II, viceroy of Mexico at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Portrait of Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Prints of Mission San Juan (c1861) & Mission Concepcion (c1851) both near San Antonio at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Map of Nova Hispania et Nova Galicia (1635) by Willem Janszoon Blaeu of Amsterdam at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Portrait of Luis de Velasco II, viceroy of Mexico at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Portrait of Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Brass uniform plate reading Liberty, Independence, Texas at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Sam Houston bust by Elizabet Ney at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Objects owned by Sam Houston including spectacles, gold pen, pin & ring at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Silver coffeepot owned by Sam Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Brass uniform plate (c1836) reading Liberty, Independence, Texas at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Sam Houston bust (1898) by Elizabet Ney at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Objects owned by Sam Houston including spectacles, gold pen, pin & ring at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Silver coffeepot owned by Sam Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Sam Houston portrait graphic with early view of city of Houston by W.J. Edwards at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Stephen F. Austin's calling card case at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.China pitcher given by Stephen F. Austin as a wedding gift at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Stephen F. Austin portrait at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Sam Houston portrait graphic with early view of city of Houston by W.J. Edwards at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Stephen F. Austin's calling card case at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.China pitcher given (1830) by Stephen F. Austin as a wedding gift at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Stephen F. Austin portrait at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Antonio López de Santa Anna portrait at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.China plate owned by Santa Anna at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Glove taken from Santa Anna during the U.S.-Mexican War at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Mirabeau B. Lamar, 2nd President of Republic of Texas, portrait at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Antonio López de Santa Anna portrait at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.China plate owned by Santa Anna at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Glove taken from Santa Anna during the U.S.-Mexican War (1848) at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Mirabeau B. Lamar, 2nd President of Republic of Texas, portrait at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Military coat worn by Sidney Sherman, leader of Texas Volunteers at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Rifle given by General Andrew Jackson to General Sam Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Military coat worn by Juan Morales, Commander of Mexican 4th Column at the Alamo at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Battle of Cerro Gordo April 18th 1847 graphic by N. Currier at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Military coat worn by Sidney Sherman, leader of Texas Volunteers (c1836) at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Rifle (1814) given by General Andrew Jackson to General Sam Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Military coat worn by Juan Morales, Commander of Mexican 4th Column at the Alamo (c1836) at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Battle of Cerro Gordo April 18th 1847 graphic by N. Currier at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Siege of Vera Cruz, March 26th 1847 graphic by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Mexican army gorget at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Republic of Texas $100 Bond signed by Samuel Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Republic of Texas $100 Bill signed by Mirabeau B. Lamar at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Siege of Vera Cruz, March 26th 1847 graphic by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Mexican army gorget (1840s) at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Republic of Texas $100 Bond (1837) signed by Samuel Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Republic of Texas $100 Bill signed by Mirabeau B. Lamar at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Texian Campaigne china platter from England at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Texian Campaigne china blue bowl from England at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Texian Campaigne china plate from England at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Battle of Antietam Sept. 17, 1862 engraving by Kurz & Allison at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Texian Campaigne china platter (1846-52) from England at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Texian Campaigne china blue bowl (1846-52) from England at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Texian Campaigne china plate (1846-52) from England at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Battle of Antietam Sept. 17, 1862 engraving by Kurz & Allison at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Confederate Veterans Reunion in Richmond, VA poster at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Passes from early Texas railroads at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.San Jacinto monument beside Texas ship channel with petroleum refinery beyond. Houston, TX.Painting of Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836 by H.A. McArdle in Senate of State Capitol celebrating Triumph of Texas Independence & Retributive Justice. Austin, TX.
Confederate Veterans Reunion in Richmond, VA poster (1896) at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Passes from early Texas railroads at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.San Jacinto monument beside Texas ship channel with petroleum refinery beyond. Houston, TX.Painting of Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836 by H.A. McArdle in Senate of State Capitol celebrating Triumph of Texas Independence & Retributive Justice. Austin, TX.
State Capitol statue of Sam Houston by Elisabet Ney. Austin, TX.Sam Houston Equestrian Monument in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Sam Houston Equestrian Monument in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.
State Capitol statue of Sam Houston (1893) by Elisabet Ney. Austin, TX.Sam Houston Equestrian Monument (1925) in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Sam Houston Equestrian Monument (1925) in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.

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