Join the Texian Army!

Repeats every day until Sat Mar 18 2023.
Mar 17 2023 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Outside the San Jacinto Monument

Line drawing of a man firing a cannon. Text reads: Join the Texian Army

Friday's program is cancelled due to bad weather. As of 3/16, Saturday's program is still scheduled.

What was life in Texas like during the Texas Revolution? What weapons did the Texian soldiers have and how did they fire them? What sort of food did the army eat while marching? And what did the women and children do while the men were away in the army?

This spring break, travel back in time to 1836 and find out!

At the Join the Texian Army spring break program, you can watch cannon demonstrations, participate in living history demonstrations, and enjoy some arts and crafts activities. It’s fun for the whole family!

Date: Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.; it should take an hour to an hour and a half to go through all the stations. Cannon fire will be on the hour and the half hour.

Where: Outside the San Jacinto Monument. Look for the cannon!

Ages: Kids 6+

Things to Bring: Prepare for the weather (water, sunscreen, a hat) and bug spray

Cost: $5/kid (San Jacinto Museum and Battlefield Association members); $10/kid (non-members); parents and guardians are free. Get your tickets today!

Note: Children must be accompanied to the event by an adult.

For more information, email or call 281-479-2431.

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