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San Jacinto Day
San Jacinto Day
is the celebration of the Battle of San Jacinto
Battle of San Jacinto
on April 21, 1836. It was the final battle of the Texas
Texas
Revolution where Texas
Texas
won its independence from Mexico. It is an official "partial staffing holiday" in the State of Texas (state offices are not closed on this date). An annual festival, which includes a reenactment, is held on the site of the battle. The Sabine Volunteers, a reenactment group from East Texas, participate in the San Jacinto Reenactment annually. This group is named for an actual militia group during the Texas
Texas
Revolution. The reenactment group consists of four members and has appeared on the History Channel. A documentary entitled The Re-Enactors of San Jacinto, directed by Emmy-winner Allen Morris, was released in 2010 and shown on HoustonPBS. The documentary details the annual San Jacinto Day celebration and shows the reenactment of the 18 minute battle.[1][2] See also[edit]

San Jacinto Monument Battle of San Jacinto Texas
Texas
Independence Day Timeline of the Texas
Texas
Revolution

References[edit]

^ "GOVERNMENT CODE TITLE 6. PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES". State of Texas. Retrieved 10 January 2015.  ^ "Visitor Tours and Programs". San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Texas
Texas
Parks and Wildlife Department. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 

External links[edit]

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Official Texas
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State Holidays San Jacinto Day
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