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Location DB > United States > Texas > Galveston > Fort San Jacinto
 Name
Fort San Jacinto
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 Database Info
created by Price on 4/23/2011 6:43 AM
last modified by Price on 4/23/2011 6:52 AM
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 Overview
 Description
old ww1&2 concrete fort.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
Address
Along the beachfrom 2-12 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, Texas
United States
Owner: none
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  •  Hazards
  • bees/snakes//hobos?
  •  Interesting Features
    old concrete fort. not to many seen from ww2 not to mention ww1.
     Security Measures
     Historical Dates
    Built: 1897
    Closed: 1947
     Required Equipment
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  • boots
  •  Recommended Equipment
    bug spray/snake stick
     History
    Old Fort Used during world war 1 and 2, to look out for ships and submarines entering the Houston ship channel. Named Fort San Jacinto, 21 Apr 1899, in commemoration of the 63rd anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. 1900 storm damaged the fort. Servied by the Coast artillery starting in 1911.
     Media Coverage
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     Future Plans
    nothing. most dont even know its there unless you follow the coast
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    Day Trip
    Sat, Apr 23rd, 2011
    posted by Price
    9 pictures
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    The Mosquitoes! Gah!
    Wed, Jul 22nd, 2015
    posted by tiffers
    10 pictures


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     Web Links
    http://fortwiki.co...n_Jacinto_Plan.jpg

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    Category Rating
    Photography 5 / 10
    Coolness 4 / 10
    Content Quality 6 / 10
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Mike Dijital on 7/22/2015 11:09 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jul 22 15 at 11:09, Mike Dijital validated this location
  • on Jul 22 15 at 0:36, tiffers added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jul 22 15 at 0:34, tiffers created a new gallery
  • on Apr 23 11 at 13:52, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Apr 23 11 at 6:58, Price made this location available
  • on Apr 23 11 at 6:57, Price updated gallery Day Trip
  • on Apr 23 11 at 6:57, Price updated gallery picture whered it go???
  • on Apr 23 11 at 6:57, Price updated gallery picture Lost battery gun
  • on Apr 23 11 at 6:57, Price updated gallery picture Looky here
  • on Apr 23 11 at 6:57, Price updated gallery picture Main Entry
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