La Porte Fun Facts #1
La Porte is rich in history. The San Jacinto Monument is a 570 foot tall column monument (one of the tallest in the World) dedicated to the “Heroes of the Battle of San Jacinto and all others who contributed to the independence of Texas.” The monument is topped with a 34-foot star. The decisive Battle of San Jacinto resulted in Texas’ independence from Mexico.
Located at the San Jacinto Monument is the San Jacinto Museum of history. The Museum boasts with Texas early history. The San Jacinto Battleground is located on 1,200-acre park includes the towering San Jacinto Monument and the San Jacinto Museum of History. Visitors can ride to the top of the monument to take in a bird’s-eye view of where Texas’s independence was won.
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