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18 Minutes
That Changed
the World

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Featured EventSan Jacinto Texas Independence Fun Run/Walk

THE 13TH ANNUAL SAN JACINTO Texas Independence Fun Run will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2024, beginning at 7:30. There will be a 10K run, a 5K run, a 5K walk, and a 1K Kids run. The race course is certified and will be chip timed for the 10K run and 5K run. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in both male and female running categories will receive awards. The 5K walk and 1K Kids Run will not be chip timed. All participants will receive a medal.

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Runners leave the starting line

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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