San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
3523 Battleground Rd.
LaPorte, TX 77571
State Park: Birding, History, Picnic, Walk
The primary purpose of the 1,200-acre site is to commemorate the Battle and to preserve the Battleground on which Texian troops under General Sam Houston achieved the independence of Texas by defeating a Mexican Army led by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna on April 21, 1836.