Posted on · The 110-year-old vessel will be towed to Gulf Copper & Manufacturing Corporation’s shipyard in Galveston to undergo extensive hull repairs.
Posted on · Amanda Danning is reconstructing the faces of Mexican soldiers who died at the Battle of San Jacinto. She tells Michael Hagerty what their skulls tell us about how they died.
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Parents and advocates are calling on HISD to sue the state. Plus: A forensic artist brings to life the faces of soldiers lost at San Jacinto. Lawrence Wright talks about his book, God Save Texas. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.
Posted on · (Above: The San Jacinto Monument. Photo: Michael Hagerty | Houston Public Media) On this day (April 21) in 1836, Texas forces won the Battle of San Jacinto, concluding the Texas Revolution. To mark the day, we listen back to a conversation Craig Cohen conducted on Feb. 24, 2016 about the people who prompted the revolution, […]
Posted on · (Above: The Battle of San Jacinto as depicted in an 1895 painting by Henry Arthur McArdle. Photo: Wikipedia Commons)The Battle of San Jacinto, fought on April 21, 1836, was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution. Led by General Sam Houston, the Texian Army fought and defeated General Antonio López de Santa Anna’s Mexican army […]
Posted on · Congressman Ted Poe has had an eventful spring so far. The Republican representing the Second Congressional District of Texas, which covers many eastern and northern suburbs of Houston, announced his decision to leave the House Freedom Caucus after that group of more conservative representatives wouldn’t budge on a proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act. […]
Posted on · We learn about two large murals on the sides of Shell storage tanks near Beltway 8 along Hwy 225. The murals depict scenes from the Battle of San Jacinto. Each mural measures forty feet by 140 feet. The artwork was created by Native Sun Productions, a media company based in San Antonio and Valparaiso, Ind.