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

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Title

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

Creator

  • Photographer: Belden, Dreanna L.
    Creator Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 2005-05-02
  • Digitized: 2005-07-14

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Monuments
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site (Tex.)
  • Keyword: Battle of San Jacinto
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Wars - Texas Revolution

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Harris County - La Porte
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 2005-05-02
  • Place Point: north=29.750091217797753; east=-95.0807006232788;

Collection

  • Name: Photographing Texas
    Code: TP

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Resource Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: dscn0010