San Jacinto Festival and Battle Reenactment Gallery

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Experience cannon and musket fire at the annual San Jacinto Day Festival and Battle Reenactment each April at the Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. The Battle of San Jacinto reenactment itself, complete with cannons, horses, and pyrotechnics, takes place at 3 p.m. Relive the day In 1836, that Texian troops surprised the Mexican army camped here. Shouting “Remember the Alamo” and “Remember Goliad,” the rebels routed the larger force in only 18 minutes. Walk in their footsteps, explore the museum, and enjoy a bird’s-eye view from the top of the monument.