The San Jacinto Monument

Tuesday, 3rd May 2005 by

A monument to the battle that won Texas' independence, the San Jacinto Monument is the world's tallest memorial column. At 570 feet, it's 15 feet higher than the Washington Memorial. Also at the site is the permanently berthed Battleship Texas.

Battle Monument The Battleship Texas

Many thanks to David, Charo Boyett, jamesIII, Paupe, and notmrjohn.