On this Site First Known as Perry's Point
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
N 29° 45.366 W 094° 41.282
15R E 336784 N 3292953
Quick Description: Located on the grounds of what once was Fort Anahuac, it sits alone looking out towards the water.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/15/2020 8:13:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM12FDP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 4

Marker Number: 9124

Marker Text:

On this site first known as Perry's Point, a fort, established in 1830 by General Manuel Mier y Teran for the purpose of halting Anglo-American colonization was named Anahuac, the Aztec name of Mexico City, then the capital of Texas. The imprisonment here of settlers in Austin's colony brought the first open rebellion to Mexican rule in 1832.

Erected by the State of Texas 1936

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