Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Texas Declared her Independence

Description:

Photograph of writing on side of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. It had decorative stonework above. Text: Texas declared her independence at Washington-on-the-Brazos March 2. For nearly two months her armies met disaster and defeat: Dr. James Grant's men were killed on the Agua Dulce March 2; William Barret Travis and his men sacrificed their lives at the Alamo, March 6; William Ward was defeated at Refugio, March 14; Amon B. King's men were executed near Refugio, March 16; and James Walker Fannin and his army were put to death near Goliad March 27, 1836.

Creator(s): Belden, Dreanna L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - La Porte
Creation Date: May 2, 2005
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Photographing Texas
Usage:
Total Uses: 113
Past 30 days: 7
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 2, 2005
  • Digitized: July 14, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - La Porte
Coordinates
29.7500912178, -95.0807006233
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
May 2, 2005
Description:

Photograph of writing on side of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. It had decorative stonework above. Text: Texas declared her independence at Washington-on-the-Brazos March 2. For nearly two months her armies met disaster and defeat: Dr. James Grant's men were killed on the Agua Dulce March 2; William Barret Travis and his men sacrificed their lives at the Alamo, March 6; William Ward was defeated at Refugio, March 14; Amon B. King's men were executed near Refugio, March 16; and James Walker Fannin and his army were put to death near Goliad March 27, 1836.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Battle of San Jacinto
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Photographing Texas
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: dscn0010
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3669
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Points
29.7500912178, -95.0807006233

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