Fields of Honor: A Luminous Tribute at San Jacinto

Dec 2 2023 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

3523 Independence Parkway South
La Porte, TX 77571

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FIELDS OF HONOR: A LUMINOUS TRIBUTE at San Jacinto will take place on Saturday, December 2, 2023, to commemorate the sacrifice of the over 21,500 Texans who have given their lives in armed conflict. Volunteer groups are being sought to participate by placing and picking up 21,500 candles on the San Jacinto Battlefield to visually depict what President Abraham Lincoln called “the last full measure of devotion.”

The San Jacinto Battlefield represents both liberty and the price required to maintain it. This special event will serve to educate current and future generations about the sacrifices made by our ancestors for our benefit. Please check back to learn more about ways you can get involved in this memorable event.

When: Saturday, December 2, 2023, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: The San Jacinto Battleground

Ages: All ages

Cost: Free

To become a sponsor, sign up, or find out more, contact Kali Ellis at 281.429.2421

Calling All Volunteers for the Fields of Honor: A Luminous Tribute at San Jacinto! We're seeking volunteers for December 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Your help is needed to prepare 21,500 luminaries and assist with post-event cleanup.

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