Site of Santa Anna's Capture - Pasadena, Texas
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
N 29° 43.475 W 095° 12.763
15R E 285974 N 3290317
This is where Santa Anna was captured after the Battle of San Jacinto.
Waymark Code: WM3X3F
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 05/29/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
Views: 56

From Texas: A Guide to the Lone Star State:
"Left from Pasadena on Shaver St. to the CHAMPION PAPER AND FIBER COMPANY'S PLANT, 1.5 m. About 150 yards diagonally to the right of the gate is the SITE OF SANTA ANNA'S CAPTURE. Here, on the day following the Battle of San Jacinto, the Mexican president-general was found hiding in the weeds. He wore the tattered, mud-stained uniform of a private soldier, and thus attired, was taken before General Houston."
This site is a bit tricky to reach - you have to bear to the right directly before entering the Washburn Tunnel. It seems as if you're going into a plant. There is now a stone marker at the capture site, right on the banks of the bayou, surrounded by industrial facilities.
Book: Texas

Page Number(s) of Excerpt: 422

Year Originally Published: 1940

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