A montage of the some the exciting experiences you can have while visiting the San Jancinto Museum and Monument

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Featured EventFall Fandango

IN A FRONTIER WORLD where neighbors lived miles apart, social gatherings like a fandango were essential for socializing and forming tight-knit communities. Join us on October 14 for our very own fall fandango! Bring your family and friends. It’s free!

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Antique water color painting of a fandango with event promotion type over it

A painting of General Sam Houston on horseback pointing toward the San Jacinto battleground

Featured CommanderSam Houston

AFTER ORDERING A SERIES of unpopular retreats in a desperate attempt to save his rag-tag army from utter destruction, the Major General was trapped with his back to Buffalo Bayou. Retreat was no longer an option...

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Featured ArtifactMilitary Insignia

THIS MEXICAN MILITARY INSIGNIA was plowed up by Mr. Lee Selph, a mule team contractor, while building roads on the San Jacinto Battlefield. This is just one of the thousands of artifacts in our collection.

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An anitque military insignia tag from the San Jacinto Battlefield

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