San Jancinto Museum of History

San Jacinto Day Commemoration

The official state ceremony commemorating the 178th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto will take place on Monday, April 21, at 11:00 a.m.  The event is free and open to the public, and takes place on the steps of the San Jacinto Monument.  Ron Stone Jr. will serve as master of ceremonies, and the keynote speaker will be Dr. Bill O'Neal, appointed Texas State Historian in 2012.  Scholarships will be awarded to winners of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and Sons of the Republic of Texas Texas History Essay contests.  Music will be provided by students from Deer Park High School.  The event will concude with the laying of a memorial wreath and a salute by the Texas Army.

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