Battleship Texas / San Jacinto Monument and
3523 Battleground Road
LaPorte TX 77571
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The TEXAS is the last of the battleships, patterned after HMS Dreadnought, that participated in World War (WW) I and II. When the USS TEXAS was commissioned on March 12,1914, she was the most powerful weapon in the world, the most complex product of an industrial nation just beginning to become a force in global events.
1,200-acre site to preserve the Battleground on which Texian troops under General Sam Houston achieved the independence of Texas by defeating a Mexican Army led by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna on April 21, 1836.