Historic Locations In Houston Texas
Attractions, History & Culture. Houston Historic Sites. In August 1836, just a few months after General Sam Houston won Texas' independence from Mexico at the Battle of San Jacinto, two brothers set out to create "a great center of government and commerce" on the banks of Buffalo Bayou. Today, the City of Houston is a vast metropolis, rich with culture and dotted with
Image detail for Historic Locations In Houston Texas:
- Title: Historic Locations In Houston Texas
- Date: June 15, 2019
- Size: 252kB
- Resolution: 800px x 800px
Best Historic Attractions And Sites In Texas. Back when settlers were first establishing homes in Mexican Texas in the early 1800s, a number of settlements and colonies began to spring up across the region. One such location is San Felipe de Austin, a State Historic Site maintained by the Texas Historical Commission where Stephen F. Austin established a headquarters for his colony in 1823.