“The battle at the Alamo is sacred, but victory at San Jacinto gave us Texas,” says James E. Crisp, PhD. Hear scholars Gregg J. Dimmick, Stephen L. Hardin, Laura McLemore, and J.P. Bryan discuss the ordinary Texan and Mexican soldiers and their arms and battle tactics at the 17th Annual San Jacinto Symposium this Saturday, April 8th at 9 a.m. in La Porte, Texas.
You can still register today for the Symposium, but if you can’t make it to La Porte, you can watch the Symposium streamed live by Houston Media Source.
To watch live, go to the Houston Media Source web page and choose how you want to watch from the choices on the right side of the page.
If you’re considering attending the event in person, please see the details below.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Symposium and lunch
2 – 5:45 p.m. – Scholar-led battleground tour
The Monument Inn, 4406 Independence Parkway South (formerly Battleground Road), La Porte, Texas 77571
Click here to register online.
This event is brought to you by The San Jacinto Conservancy and sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Southwest, Texas State University, The Texas State Historical Association, and Humanities Texas.