Rocking chair of Lorenzo de Zavala


A rocking chair owned by Lorenzo de Zavala.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1836~.


This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary and one other and was provided by San Jacinto Museum of History to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 475 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this object can be viewed below.


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San Jacinto Museum of History

In 1836, the Battle of San Jacinto effectively changed the shape of history and paved the way for Texas to become a nation and subsequently a state. In 1939, the Museum was built in the monument to the historic event, and since then has provided materials related to the history of the region and the state.

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A rocking chair owned by Lorenzo de Zavala.



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This object is part of the following collections of related materials.

Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary

Materials combined in a virtual collection that highlights Lorenzo de Zavala's accomplishments and impact. Supported in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Humanities Texas Grant

Since 1974, this grant has enabled communities to develop local programs to promote heritage, culture, and education.

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Creation Date

  • 1836~

Covered Time Period

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • May 10, 2005, 12:55 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2014, 5:50 p.m.

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Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 4
Total Uses: 475

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Rocking chair of Lorenzo de Zavala, physical object, 1836~; ( accessed June 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting San Jacinto Museum of History.