This is the last surviving Dreadnought-type ship and is the only remaining battleship to have served in both World Wars. When the vessel was commissioned in 1914, it was considered the most advanced military weapon on the planet. At the San Jacinto Battleground, Texas 134, about 20 miles east of...
The battle fought here on April 21, 1836, secured independence from Mexico. A trail goes through a native prairie and tidal marsh being restored to their 1836 appearance. Tour the 570-foot San Jacinto Monument. Admission charge. 3523 Independence Parkway South. www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/sa...
This Harris County park offers a fishing pier, boat ramp, playground and picnic areas. A caboose and depot from the old Houston-Galveston-San Antonio railroad serve as a museum for the La Porte-Bay Area Heritage Society's collection. Overlooks Galveston Bay.
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