San Jancinto Museum of History

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  • October 16, 2017

    Behdis Zandie, Pershia

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    Could you show a VR tour?


  • September 02, 2017

    John Gerfers, Pasadena

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    Great place to remember those who made Texas possible.


  • August 01, 2017

    J Ferguson, (UK)

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    Visiting your country and really looking forward to my visit - Really enjoyed your website - Thank You Joan


  • July 25, 2017

    Lola M Whitmire Blumer, Cleveland, Texas

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    My my great-grandfather James Wesley Howard fought at the Battle of San Jacinto April 1836


  • June 13, 2017

    jerry w barnett, fairhope, al.

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    Native Texan, returning (after 60 yrs.) on the 06 17 2017 to see the rest of our history. Originally from S.A..


  • May 06, 2017

    Gayle Smith, Goldthwaite, Texas

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    Willis Avery served at San Jacinto. He was my 3rd great grandfather. So interesting to be in the same place where Willis and others served our Texas


  • March 08, 2017

    Rev. Michael K. Graves, Kenefick and originally West Orange,

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    Great Grandfather was Thomas A. Graves. He served at San Jacinto. Great Uncle Ransome O. Graves was murdered at Goliad. Both were Texas Rangers.


  • February 14, 2017

    Robert Grant, Fredericton, NB, Canada

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    This place is an absolute BLAST!


  • February 04, 2017

    Donald L. Mercer, 13 States and 100 residences

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    Three of my ancestors fought and died at this battle.  I saw their names on the monument in April 1991.  Abram, Eli and one more Mercer are listed!


  • November 20, 2016

    colton sharpe, ohio

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    I rilly like texas


  • November 03, 2016

    Cici, NY,NY

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    OMG I like totally love it!!


  • November 03, 2016

    Suesly Ram, Madison, Wisconsin

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    Very nice website good job webmaster!!


  • November 02, 2016

    Hunter Glass, Wichita Falls, TX

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    Loved it!


  • October 16, 2016

    Susan Hampton, Houston

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    I love texas


  • September 12, 2016

    Celia Martinez, Houston

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    I enjoyed going back to the road on the ferry


  • August 07, 2016

    Jose xavier, Manaus

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    Congratultions very nice websites


  • July 24, 2016

    Thomas, center, texas

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    Awesome place to check out,love Texas history


  • July 22, 2016

    Lauren Lehmann, La Grange, TX

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    I loved the online exhibit about the development of railways around Texas. It is very interesting!


  • July 21, 2016

    Simran, Houston

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    I love Texas! I also loved the video.


  • July 15, 2016

    Michael Tucker, Winter Springs, Florida

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    Such a wonderful monument to the heroes of the State of Texas. Every American should be aware of the history of San Jacinto. I


  • July 05, 2016

    Maria E Coyle, Houston

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    I love visiting and showing my son's our history,but I was very angry at the fact that the Confederate Flag was removed, no one had an explanation to


  • June 10, 2016

    Lindsay Allen, Mesquite TX

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    luv luv luved it!!!!


  • May 31, 2016

    Robin Cole-Jett, Highland Village, TX

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    Wonderful images selected for the on-line exhibit on Texas railroads! I highly enjoyed it. Thank you!


  • May 14, 2016

    Ronald Varner, Waco Texas

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    My Great-Grand Father, Charles C. Stibbens...... I may now live in California, but my heart is still at "home".....


  • April 19, 2016

    Wade Clark, Cove, Texas

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    I live near the battleground, have been visiting the battleground for years. Always enjoy walking around the battleground and viewing the history.


  • April 18, 2016

    Michael Tucker, Winter Springs

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    Had the pleasure of visiting the monument and museum this past March, 2016.  I missed out on it the year before because I had never heard of it before


  • March 02, 2016

    Mike, Houston

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    Can't wait to visit the San Jacinto Museum! This website is a great resource! Thanks, Mike


  • February 29, 2016

    Trin ###, Tx

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    Going there soon I hope it's gonna be great


  • February 10, 2016

    Jackson, Nevada

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    i visited the museum once and i loved it can wait to see it again


  • February 10, 2016

    hello, uk

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    nice site


  • February 09, 2016

    hello, London

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    great


  • February 08, 2016

    Frankie Caraway, Seguin

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    my Great Uncle Willis Avery, Great Uncle William McCutcheon served in the battle of San Jaciento. As well as Jimmy Curtis my cousin's FILaw.


  • January 04, 2016

    Jim Collins, University Park, TX

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    My great, great, etc. was Lemuel Stockton Blakey. He was one of few Texians killed in the battle. ("Blakey" was my mother's maiden name.)


  • December 10, 2015

    Carl Moss, Paducah, Texas

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    My Great Great Great Uncle Matthew Mark Moss fought at the Battle for Texas Independence and lost a stallion in the fight.


  • November 25, 2015

    Terry Butts, Houston

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    My great-great grandfather was Edward McMillan. He fought at San Jacinto,later married Ann Marjorie McQuiston. Her family donated gold to fund battle.


  • November 09, 2015

    GARY WAYNE FARMER, PASADENA, TEXAS

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    WORKED FOR TPWD BACK IN THE EARLY 80'S AT THE MONUMENT AND HAVE SEEN THE GREAT CHANGES. GREAT WORK!


  • October 15, 2015

    Michael E Melvyn, Amarillo, TX

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    REMEMBER THE ALAMO REMEMBER GOLIAD 1836


  • September 04, 2015

    Arch Yeomans, Gibraltar

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    Gibraltar is very much like Texas in how it fights to maintain its rights to self-determination. Freedom for Gib and Freedom for Catalonia...


  • August 24, 2015

    Ron Goodwin, Cave Springs, AR (born in Houston. Always a Texan!)

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    The family story passed down says my grandfather, James Cecil McMillan, helped build the star.


  • August 21, 2015

    kathy hall, baytown

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    going today since I was a kid so it's been very many years.


  • August 11, 2015

    Retta Absher, Pearland Texas

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    I have been to several of the reenactments, unfortunately it seems they have had too much rain, but I keep coming back, I will see you in 2016.


  • August 07, 2015

    Cody Parish, Houston

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    What a great way to show the kids their heritage. Texas is the GREATEST state of the union.......


  • July 25, 2015

    Susanna Patterson, Bedford, TX

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    I will be visiting in a few weeks. I'm really looking forward to it!


  • July 07, 2015

    David Wallace, Houston, Texas

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    Found out a few days ago that one of my ancestors, who was from Bastrop, TX fought in the Battle of San Jacinto. I'll have to come visit the monument.


  • June 15, 2015

    Rowland C. Estrada, San Antonio, TX

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    My family and I visited this beautiful monument and showed them what it is to be a true Texan. Remember the Alamo!


  • June 09, 2015

    wayne a. livingstone, cranston, r.i. and woodland park, co

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    remember Goliad!!


  • June 04, 2015

    Jett Ryan Smith, Forney, TX

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    Toured the battleground for the first time last summer. I'll be back this summer! Remember the Alamo!


  • May 17, 2015

    Betty H. Bailey, Coppell

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    A few years ago I acquired copies of 19th Century family papers from your library. It was a thrilling find. Thank you!


  • May 02, 2015

    Clyde Sayre, Houston Texas

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    Today, my wife and I are coming to visit. Look forward to seeing the museum.


  • April 23, 2015

    Bobby J. Marshall, Nacogdoches

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    I hope to make it to San Jacinto someday. My great, gr,,,,,, grandfather was one of the three men that found Santa Anna out in the field where a marke 


  • April 21, 2015

    San Jacinto S. Defnall, Carrollton, GA

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    I was able to visit this museum about 17 years ago.. it is the only time in my life that I was ever able to find something with my name printed on it.


  • April 16, 2015

    Rev. Michael K. Graves, M.Div., B.A., West Orange, TX

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    Thomas A. Graves was my great great grandfather. His brother Ransome was killed at Goliad. He was a surveyor and a Texas Ranger. He fought for Texas!


  • March 25, 2015

    JoAnne Eastman, Pueblo, Colorado

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    I plan to visit during the 2015 Festival.  I am a great-great-granddaughter of General Sam Houston. My uncle is Sam Houston IV of Katy, Texas.


  • February 19, 2015

    Kimberley DelHomme Thompson, Houston, TX

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    My family owned this land. The State of Texas condemned the Habermehl land so it could be part of the State Park.


  • February 12, 2015

    Jemima Gomez, Houston

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    HI


  • February 06, 2015

    Susan Sexton, Arvada, CO

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    My husband and I plan on visiting at the end of April. James S. Patterson is my 3rd great grandfather and I look forward to visiting the site.


  • January 28, 2015

    Dave, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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    Very Nice web site


  • December 31, 2014

    M. Muller, Berlin

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    Greetings from Germany, we wish you folks a happy new year!


  • December 30, 2014

    Miguel Soto, Houston, Texas

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    Good day: the History Museum of San Jacinto and Battleship be open on December 31, 2914 and January 1, 2015? Thank You


  • November 16, 2014

    Shanda Ligon Harris, Bastrop La

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    I'm a proud born Texan. I used to look at the monument from on top of our shed. I visited several times as a child. Always made me proud.


  • November 11, 2014

    Mickie Walling White, Ft Worth Texas Born

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    I enjoyed your site, there are Wallings who fought in the San Jacinto War


  • August 18, 2014

    Nathan, montreal

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    I enjoy the knowledge on your site. Many thanks.


  • July 30, 2014

    Charles R. Hallmark, Meadows Place, Texas

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    My Great Great Grandfather Alfred Hallmark, a veteran of the battle of San Jacinto, also a delegate at the 1879 Texas Veterans Convention at the site.


  • July 26, 2014

    Hodges Boys, Dripping Springs, TX

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    My young sons are looking forward to visiting with their Grandparents. They are 8th generation Texans and learning more about their family history!


  • July 18, 2014

    Frances Harvey, Houston

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    I really enjoyed viewing your new website and web cam. This will be a great educational tool as well.


  • July 05, 2014

    Linda Reigard, Houston, Texas

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    I can't wait for the Time Capsule that is buried their at the Monument to be opened. I am a Native TEXAN and proud of it.


  • April 25, 2014

    Michael Heintschel, Baytown, Texas

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    I'm proud to be a native Texan.  While serving in the Army, I got to see much of the world, but no where on Earth did I find a place better than Texas!


  • April 25, 2014

    Darryl Jones, Originally Leavenworth KS now Houston Texas

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    I was shocked to find my gggg-uncle William C. Swearingen had fought at San Jacinto and written a famous letter.


  • April 22, 2014

    Library of the San Jacinto Museum, La Porte, Texas

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    We're happy to help with genealogical inquiries! Visit the Ask the Librarian page and be sure to include your email address.


  • April 21, 2014

    Jill Morrow McGuckin, Crockett, Texas

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    How can I get information about my Great-Great-Great Grandfather Thomas Box who fought at San Jacinto/settled in Houston County?


  • April 21, 2014

    Robert E. Broussard TAMU '90, Pearland, Texas

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    My great-grandfather, Reinhold Topfer, was an engineer/iron-worker who framed the Monument's Lone Star in 1930's. I am an Aggie and proud Native Texan.


  • April 21, 2014

    Chapell, Austin TX

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    A great site for school


  • April 20, 2014

    Mary Haven, Visalia, CA

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    I belive that my 3rd Great Grandfather, William Harrison Pate, was one of the soldiers at the battle.  Is there a way to document this?


  • April 20, 2014

    Anthony Seelig, El Paso

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    Native son of Texas; born in July 1966.


  • April 18, 2014

    Roland N. Salazar, Houston, Texas

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    Been re-enacting for last several years.  It's a blast! We welcome any one interested in reenacting.  Musicians welcomed/Contact sala.roland@yahoo.com


  • March 21, 2014

    Tahjanique Bradley, Huston, Texas

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    Love Texas I have been living here for 7 months Im from Miami Florida and I love it here thers no beach but the spirit from fellow Texans is amazing


  • March 17, 2014

    annemarie, sugar land texas

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    go san jacinto


  • March 03, 2014

    Veronica Luna, Friendswood Tx

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    I love coming here. I learn something new everytime I come here. Makes me love my state that much more!!!!


  • March 01, 2014

    JB Murphy, Tyler, TX

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    Proud Texan that finds much pride in a historic place where our future was defined by a few hundred brave Texan Men.  Strong/Brave Texan Men vs. Satan.


  • January 11, 2014

    Spencer Family, Houston, Texas

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    After visiting the Monument and Battlegrounds, we have a deeper appreciation and pride for Texas and all those who fought and sacrificed.


  • November 26, 2013

    Sammi Sears, Decatur

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    Wow, I am totally coming for my Birthday,


  • November 23, 2013

    Corey Householder, Georgetown, Texas

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    Very excited to visit the battleground and museum when my deployment ends. Can't wait to go experience some of my history!


  • November 20, 2013

    Chubzz Santibanez, Tahoka

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    very cool

  • November 13, 2013

    Denton Florian, Houston

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    Very nice upgrade to the site! We'll get the word out on the film's Facebook page and web site.  Thanks for all you do.


  • November 13, 2013

    Joanna Friebele, Dublin, TX

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    Love this website, you did a great job - very pretty, very functional... easy to look at and use.  Lots of info too...


  • November 13, 2013

    Sunny Taj, Houston

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    Great Site!!


  • November 13, 2013

    Yvonne Pittman, Katy, TExas

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    Great job on a beautiful new website for all to enjoy!


  • October 28, 2013

    Kathy Gause, Irving, Texas

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    This past weekend, my husband and I visited the monument, museum, and battleground.  There is so much Texas history here! Recommend it to all Texans!


  • October 23, 2013

    Mrs. Wierick's Class, Arlington, TX

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    We would like to visit! We are reading a Time For Kids article, A Tall Tale about the monument.


  • October 02, 2013

    Kim Borel, Groves, Texas

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    I visited the monument in 2011 for the 4th annual Wheel House motorcycle ride.  I loved to learn all of the history of the battle.


  • September 26, 2013

    Amanda Keating, St. Louis

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    Quote from my 12 year old.."At least these people know how to make a web-site! I guess that is a compliment:)


  • September 05, 2013

    Jeffery Dowden, Splendora Tx

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    I love the site and I am making my plans now to attend the reenactment.


  • August 26, 2013

    Hack Fresse, Uschihausen

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    Nice site you have


  • August 20, 2013

    Sunny, Taj

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    Very Informative!


  • July 27, 2013

    Susan Hampton, Houston

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    Texas Forever


  • July 23, 2013

    Hoppness family, Dallas, TX

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    Here in remembrance and honor to Philip Walker.  Your sacrifice and those of your fellow "Texans" are appreciated and remembered.


  • July 16, 2013

    Sandra Salas Gutierrez, Houston

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    22 yrs living in Houston, 1st time visiting.  A Pleasure


  • June 29, 2013

    Veronica Melendez Ayala, Monterrey, México

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    It's awesome


  • June 29, 2013

    Bob & Barbara Jennings

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    Wow!


  • June 29, 2013

    Charles & Debbie Henry

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    Go Texas!


  • June 22, 2013

    J. Simien, Houston

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    Texas Forever!!


  • June 16, 2013

    Louis C. DeAnue-Hall, Port Arthur, Tex

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    Wow! Great!


  • May 11, 2013

    Mark & Thomas Babineck, Houston, TX

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    "Remember Goliad!"


  • March 09, 2013

    Frank & Sandra Bianco, Pearland

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    Great movie


  • March 02, 2013

    Frank & Becky Tirez, Houston

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    Long Live Texas!


  • December 29, 2012

    Mimi

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    Today is a windy day and I came here with my friends.  My name is Mimi and I had a great time.


  • December 09, 2012

    Ron & Donne Shaw, Corsicana

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    History stands proud here!


  • October 09, 2012

    The Edwards, Santa Fe, Tex

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    Excellent!


  • September 18, 2012

    Wei Wang, Houston TX

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    Great place.


  • September 05, 2012

    Lindsay Wade, Flagstaff, AZ

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    Loved it!


  • August 05, 2012

    Paloma Morin Morero

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    Me gusto mucho el museo.


  • March 04, 2012

    Gracie Lujan, Lumberton, TX

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    Houston Rocks!


  • March 03, 2012

    Gina Francis, Houston

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    ♥ San Jacinto!


  • February 19, 2012

    Maya Perez, Texas

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  • February 16, 2012

    Julio Munoz

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    Rocks!