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March 26, 2018
Joshua Aaron Alba, Houston
My cousin Juan Seguin and his 9th company of Tejano volunteers under Sherman's advance helped win independence here.
February 22, 2018
Robin French Jones, Houston
My 3x great Grandfather and Uncle were there and are on the monument James and Valentine Burch
February 20, 2018
Steve DuBose, Texas
I am really looking for visiting next month. My wife from California is excited to see our past history. Can you advise of any re-enactments durin
February 19, 2018
Brandon Alford, HOUSTON, TX
I love Texas! Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad!
February 01, 2018
Fabrice, Papeete - Tahiti
I love Texas!
October 16, 2017
Behdis Zandie, Pershia
Could you show a VR tour?
September 02, 2017
John Gerfers, Pasadena
Great place to remember those who made Texas possible.
August 01, 2017
J Ferguson, (UK)
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
My my great-grandfather James Wesley Howard fought at the Battle of San Jacinto April 1836
June 13, 2017
jerry w barnett, fairhope, al.
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
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,
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
This place is an absolute BLAST!
February 04, 2017
Donald L. Mercer, 13 States and 100 residences
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
I rilly like texas
November 03, 2016
OMG I like totally love it!!
Suesly Ram, Madison, Wisconsin
Very nice website good job webmaster!!
November 02, 2016
Hunter Glass, Wichita Falls, TX
October 16, 2016
Susan Hampton, Houston
I love texas
September 12, 2016
Celia Martinez, Houston
I enjoyed going back to the road on the ferry
August 07, 2016
Jose xavier, Manaus
Congratultions very nice websites
July 24, 2016
Thomas, center, texas
Awesome place to check out,love Texas history
July 22, 2016
Lauren Lehmann, La Grange, TX
I loved the online exhibit about the development of railways around Texas. It is very interesting!
July 21, 2016
I love Texas! I also loved the video.
July 15, 2016
Michael Tucker, Winter Springs, Florida
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
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
luv luv luved it!!!!
May 31, 2016
Robin Cole-Jett, Highland Village, TX
Wonderful images selected for the on-line exhibit on Texas railroads! I highly enjoyed it. Thank you!
May 14, 2016
Ronald Varner, Waco Texas
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
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
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
Can't wait to visit the San Jacinto Museum! This website is a great resource! Thanks, Mike
February 29, 2016
Trin ###, Tx
Going there soon I hope it's gonna be great
February 10, 2016
i visited the museum once and i loved it can wait to see it again
February 09, 2016
February 08, 2016
Frankie Caraway, Seguin
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
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
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
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
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
REMEMBER THE ALAMO REMEMBER GOLIAD 1836
September 04, 2015
Arch Yeomans, Gibraltar
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!)
The family story passed down says my grandfather, James Cecil McMillan, helped build the star.
August 21, 2015
kathy hall, baytown
going today since I was a kid so it's been very many years.
August 11, 2015
Retta Absher, Pearland Texas
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
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
I will be visiting in a few weeks. I'm really looking forward to it!
July 07, 2015
David Wallace, Houston, Texas
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
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
June 04, 2015
Jett Ryan Smith, Forney, TX
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
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
Today, my wife and I are coming to visit. Look forward to seeing the museum.
April 23, 2015
Bobby J. Marshall, Nacogdoches
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
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
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
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
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
February 06, 2015
Susan Sexton, Arvada, CO
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
Very Nice web site
December 31, 2014
M. Muller, Berlin
Greetings from Germany, we wish you folks a happy new year!
December 30, 2014
Miguel Soto, Houston, Texas
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
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
I enjoyed your site, there are Wallings who fought in the San Jacinto War
August 18, 2014
I enjoy the knowledge on your site. Many thanks.
July 30, 2014
Charles R. Hallmark, Meadows Place, Texas
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
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
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
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
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!
Darryl Jones, Originally Leavenworth KS now Houston Texas
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
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
How can I get information about my Great-Great-Great Grandfather Thomas Box who fought at San Jacinto/settled in Houston County?
Robert E. Broussard TAMU '90, Pearland, Texas
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.
Chapell, Austin TX
A great site for school
April 20, 2014
Mary Haven, Visalia, CA
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?
Anthony Seelig, El Paso
Native son of Texas; born in July 1966.
April 18, 2014
Roland N. Salazar, Houston, Texas
Been re-enacting for last several years. It's a blast! We welcome any one interested in reenacting. Musicians welcomed/Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
March 21, 2014
Tahjanique Bradley, Huston, Texas
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
go san jacinto
March 03, 2014
Veronica Luna, Friendswood Tx
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
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
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
Wow, I am totally coming for my Birthday,
November 23, 2013
Corey Householder, Georgetown, Texas
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
November 13, 2013
Denton Florian, Houston
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.
Joanna Friebele, Dublin, TX
Love this website, you did a great job - very pretty, very functional... easy to look at and use. Lots of info too...
Sunny Taj, Houston
Yvonne Pittman, Katy, TExas
Great job on a beautiful new website for all to enjoy!
October 28, 2013
Kathy Gause, Irving, Texas
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
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
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
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
I love the site and I am making my plans now to attend the reenactment.
August 26, 2013
Hack Fresse, Uschihausen
Nice site you have
August 20, 2013
July 27, 2013
July 23, 2013
Hoppness family, Dallas, TX
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
22 yrs living in Houston, 1st time visiting. A Pleasure
June 29, 2013
Veronica Melendez Ayala, Monterrey, México
Bob & Barbara Jennings
Charles & Debbie Henry
June 22, 2013
J. Simien, Houston
June 16, 2013
Louis C. DeAnue-Hall, Port Arthur, Tex
May 11, 2013
Mark & Thomas Babineck, Houston, TX
March 09, 2013
Frank & Sandra Bianco, Pearland
March 02, 2013
Frank & Becky Tirez, Houston
Long Live Texas!
December 29, 2012
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
History stands proud here!
October 09, 2012
The Edwards, Santa Fe, Tex
September 18, 2012
Wei Wang, Houston TX
September 05, 2012
Lindsay Wade, Flagstaff, AZ
August 05, 2012
Paloma Morin Morero
Me gusto mucho el museo.
March 04, 2012
Gracie Lujan, Lumberton, TX
March 03, 2012
Gina Francis, Houston
I ♥ San Jacinto!
February 19, 2012
Maya Perez, Texas
February 16, 2012